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This vessel was built by William D. Schmuck at Dolphin Bay and launched on 1 September 1923. She cost $559 according to the builders account book listing materials and costs. She was named for his wife Henrietta Belle Castle Schmuck. 
Kindly submitted by grandson Lester Schmuck.

Just prior to launching at Dolphin Bay, Orcas Island.
1 September 1923.
Built by William D. Schmuck

HENRIETTA with owner/builder W.D. Schmuck aboard.
1 September 1923.
Dolphin Bay, Orcas Island, WA.
Another view of HENRIETTA on launch day.
Dolphin Bay, Orcas Island, WA.
Courtesy of W.D. Schmuck's grandson Lestor.

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