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Ocean Sunrise

Ocean Sunrise: built 1959 by Frank Gronlund, of Richmond for his son Morris, who later built many excellent trollers, and owned 1978 by Sam Larden, owned and fished by William Rockliffe, He says, “I am the current owner (1996-present), actively fishing her in the Area F troll salmon fishery. Of note, the Ocean Sunrise was the last boat built by Frank Gronlund, and the workmanship is outstanding. She is a fast and fishy troller!

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4 Responses to Ocean Sunrise

  1. alanhaigbrown says:

    Peter McGuire says:
    October 13, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Gronlund 1959

  2. William Rockliffe says:

    Great website!
    I am the current owner (1996-present), actively fishing her in the Area F troll salmon fishery. Of note, the Ocean Sunrise was the last boat built by Frank Gronlund, and the workmanship is outstanding. She is a fast and fishy troller!

  3. William Rockliffe says:

    FYI: She is still registered in Canada; there was a mailing address hickup with ships registry when I moved, which resulted in the temporary suspension. This has since been corrected.

  4. Barry McKee says:

    I’m the proud owner of Ocean Gem built by Maurice Gronlund Richmond B.C. 1958 I’ve Salmon trolled with her for 2 yrs by myself in the winter I concur I fished 49 yrs. own many boats but the Gem is very fishey fast and all-around comfortable boat

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