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Master Ship Renovator Leon Poindexter

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Master Ship Renovator, Leon Poindexter

Master Ship Renovator, Leon Poindexter

A master shipwright, Leon Poindexter builds, repairs and restores large, traditionally built historic wooden sailing vessels and their rigs. As a veteran with more than 30 years of industry experience, Mr. Poindexter is known for his artistry and has worked on many vessels on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Leon has also served as the master shipwright for 20th Century Fox to retrofit the tall ship Rose for the Academy Award Winning motion picture Master and Commander starring Russell Crowe. It is no wonder why he was chosen as the architect and contractor for the Boston Tea Party Ships.

 

Leon has also served as the master shipwright for 20th Century Fox to retrofit the tall ship Rose for the Academy Award Winning motion picture Master and Commander starring Russell Crowe.

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