Third Time’s a Charm for F/V Paige Marie

s_bottomTEMP-9979When owner David Sorensen brought his 58-foot seiner F/V Paige Marie into the Columbia River last December, his 42-year old steel boat was showing its age, despite regular maintenance since he bought it in 1998. He was heading for the Tongue Point ramp on the east side of Astoria where J & H Boatworks has been modernizing good old boats with hull extensions, new houses and systems since 2006. Like the Tongue Point Industrial Area, formerly a WWII navy base, the Paige Marie also had a long history and a lot of miles under her keel. Read the rest here 13:55