A Columbia River gillnetter joins historical collection at maritime museum

After plying the Columbia River for more than half a century, the fishing boat Endeavor is getting a spot in the Columbia River Maritime Museum’s growing hall of boat history. The boat came to the museum from David and Tim Fastabend, who inherited the vessel from their father, Don, along with Astoria Marine Construction Co. David Fastabend said his father went fishing in the Endeavor on weekends and at night when he wasn’t working on boats. “He fished, picked nets all by himself,” David Fastabend said. “He fished until he was 75.” click here to read the story 09:47

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