in 1946, the Captain Carroll is one of the
few remaining old style wooden luggers left
in existence, let alone still working. The
boat is constructed of old growth cypress
in the hull, ribs and timbers; treated pine
decking and mahogany in the bulwarks. The
Capt. Carroll is among the last of the round
bottom, rounded stern boats built on a centuries
old design that the Cajuns brought with them
from Nova Scotia. The boat has its original
pilot house, still using the "one man
clutch" engaging a 2:1 twin disc gear
to a 671 GM Diesel.
Speed: 10 knots
Fuel Capacity: 325 gallons
Freshwater: 100 gallons
is a galley with a butane stove and the pilot
house is outfitted with full electronics,
hydraulics and two bunk beds.
boat has a 3600 lb ice hold. The deck is 41'
long and 12' wide.
the vessel is rigged with skimmer nets for
catching shrimp. It can be re-rigged or de-rigged
to accommodate any configuration such as:
- Charter Boat
- Work Boat
Captain Mike Hymel (owner/operator) for more
details including renting the boat for parties,
for research cruises or for use in your next
film, commercial or marketing campaign.