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  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Passengers board the duck boat at the stern. The DUKW boat, owned and operated by Friends of the River, is currently in storage and being repaired in a barn in west Allen County. The 30 foot DUKW boat and the new canal boat should be on the rivers in early June. The name DUKW comes from GMC model nomenclature: D, designed in 1942; U, utility; K, all-wheel drive; W, dual rear axles. It can go from the water to city streets.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette The DUKW boat, owned and operated by Friends of the River, is currently in storage and being repaired in a barn in west Allen County. The 30 foot DUKW boat and the new canal boat should be on the rivers in early June. The name DUKW comes from GMC model nomenclature: D, designed in 1942; U, utility; K, all-wheel drive; W, dual rear axles. It can go from the water to city streets.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette The DUKW boat, owned and operated by Friends of the River, is currently in storage and being repaired in a barn in west Allen County. The 30 foot DUKW boat and the new canal boat should be on the rivers in early June. The name DUKW comes from GMC model nomenclature: D, designed in 1942; U, utility; K, all-wheel drive; W, dual rear axles. It can go from the water to city streets.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette There is still work to be done in the captain's cockpit of the duck boat. The DUKW boat, owned and operated by Friends of the River, is currently in storage and being repaired in a barn in west Allen County. The 30 foot DUKW boat and the new canal boat should be on the rivers in early June. The name DUKW comes from GMC model nomenclature: D, designed in 1942; U, utility; K, all-wheel drive; W, dual rear axles. It can go from the water to city streets.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette Detail of the cockpit. The DUKW boat, owned and operated by Friends of the River, is currently in storage and being repaired in a barn in west Allen County. The 30 foot DUKW boat and the new canal boat should be on the rivers in early June. The name DUKW comes from GMC model nomenclature: D, designed in 1942; U, utility; K, all-wheel drive; W, dual rear axles. It can go from the water to city streets.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette The horn button on the DUKW boat, owned and operated by Friends of the River, that is currently in storage and being repaired in a barn in west Allen County. The 30 foot DUKW boat and the new canal boat should be on the rivers in early June. The name DUKW comes from GMC model nomenclature: D, designed in 1942; U, utility; K, all-wheel drive; W, dual rear axles. It can go from the water to city streets.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette The DUKW boat, owned and operated by Friends of the River, has a propeller and rudder for the water, and wheels for the road. The 30 foot DUKW boat and the new canal boat should be on the rivers in early June. The name DUKW comes from GMC model nomenclature: D, designed in 1942; U, utility; K, all-wheel drive; W, dual rear axles. It can go from the water to city streets.

  • Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette The captain can keep an eye on the passengers with a mirror, like a school bus. The DUKW boat, owned and operated by Friends of the River, is currently in storage and being repaired in a barn in west Allen County. The 30 foot DUKW boat and the new canal boat should be on the rivers in early June. The name DUKW comes from GMC model nomenclature: D, designed in 1942; U, utility; K, all-wheel drive; W, dual rear axles. It can go from the water to city streets.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5:00 pm

Friends of the River DUKW boat