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16 Foot


I purchased this Thompson Indian canoe when I was 16 years old, from a landlord in Chicago. A tenant was behind in rent and the landlord took the canoe in payment. That was approximately 1950.

I believe the canoe was quite new at that time. There was no title. It was used for a few summers until I moved up in the boating life. Since then, it has been hanging in an enclosed garage.

It needs new varnish inside and there is one fractured rib from a son running his bike into it while I was washing it. It may not be watertight, although the canvas does not look bad.

It last saw water about 1957. Due to selling of home and downsizing, I have to part with my old friend. Boat is presently garaged in Crystal Lake, IL.

Please call me at 847.624.4060, or email me at, with any questions and I will return as quick as I get them.
Robert Schauer

Canoe Length

16 Feet



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Robert Schauer



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