This boat has a stamp imprinted on the hull that proves its origin.  It reads: Aluminum Boats And Canoes Incorporated (AB&CI), Princeville QUE, HA0951.  The boat was purchased new in 1970/1971.  About that time Aluminum Boats and Canoes underwent a transition…one of many to follow.  And while the company eventually became Princecraft, it brings me some sort of strange comfort to begin work on this grand old aluminum skiff in the days ahead…