Old Timers - Boats 
of the Hudson River

A series of articles written by the renowned boat historian F. Van Loon Ryder that appeared in the Greene County News from 1963 to 1966. Every effort will be made to locate pictures of the boats he describes.

Ship model of the Belle Horton made by Forest Van Loon Ryder and owned by Lee Ritter. Mr. Van Loan Ryder built a number of ship models some of whom are located at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, West Point Military Academy, the Kingston Maritime Museum and the Albany Institute of History and Art in Albany. Photo courtesy of Lee Ryder.

 


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