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Harold Payson

Harold Payson

American engineer
Harold Payson
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Intro American engineer
Was Engineer
From United States of America
Type Engineering
Gender male
Birth 13 April 1928
Death 23 March 2011 (aged 82 years)
Star sign Aries
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Harold 'Dynamite' Payson (April 13, 1928 – March 23, 2011) was a boat builder and designer from South Thomaston, Maine, USA. Best known for his books on the "New Instant Boats" (heavily inspired by Phil Bolger) which utilize a modern boat-building technique using plywood and glue. He was also a contributor to WoodenBoat magazine.

Married to: Amy Payson.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, but returned to the Maine coast where he lived the rest of his life. He fished and later built boats at a shop he and his father built in 1952.

He leaves behind his four remaining children, including Neil Payson. He has many grandchildren and great grandchildren

Cause of death: Aortic aneurysm

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