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  • Houseboat Doris from early 1900’s.
    by Bryan Lowe on January 25, 2020 at 9:25 am

    I love discovering new pictures of classic houseboats and shantyboats!  Here’s an article on the good ship “Doris”. “Invariably referred to as the “Houseboat Doris” this craft was one of the most recognizable pleasure craft in Charlottetown harbour before the Great War. She had arrived in late June 1911 after a nine-hour trip from the builder’s yard in

  • Shantyboat Launch
    by Bryan Lowe on January 3, 2020 at 7:49 am

    Originally posted 2017-01-03 06:26:49.

  • Odd Little Pop-Up Houseboat/Camper
    by Bryan Lowe on December 21, 2019 at 6:43 am

    Apparently, these were produced in limited numbers in the 1970’s in Holland. Originally posted 2018-03-29 11:51:12.

  • Philippine Houseboats from a Drone
    by Bryan Lowe on December 17, 2019 at 6:21 am

    Another YouTube find. This isn’t a shantyboat, but what a boat, and what a trip!   Originally posted 2018-03-27 01:19:35.

  • Shantyboat Journey: Hamburg to Paris
    by Bryan Lowe on December 15, 2019 at 6:06 am

    The Youtube video says, “STUNNING pictures have revealed the intricate hand built houseboat that one photographer has sailed from Hamburg to Paris.” Originally posted 2018-03-26 01:05:13.

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