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Third Friday Speaker – Jim Cole: Tacoma Tuna Boats

April 19, 2012

Jim Cole: The Wooden Tuna Boats from Tacoma Shipyards
April 20th, 7 – 9pm
The Center for Wooden Boats Boathouse


Jim Cole is a Naval Architect and Northwest fishing boat historian and artist. He will give a story of the development and design of the beautiful and seaworthy Tacoma tuna boats which ruled the waters of the Pacific from 1940 to the late 1960’s. Don’t miss his show and tell, with slides and original drawings. This will be a real feast for the Northwest Boat Historians out there!

CWB’s Third Friday Speaker Series is free and open to the public. Refreshments are provided but donations are always accepted.

Support for the 2012 Third Friday Speaker Series is provided by Three Sheets Northwest.

Read the interview that Three Sheets NW conducted with the speaker, Jim Cole.

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