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Catalog Number 2010.043.006
Caption Dr. Lawrence E. Nicholson, DDS on board JO LYNN
Description Dr. Laurence E. Nicholson at the wheel of his family boat the JO LYNN. 1947-1948 . The JO LYNN was a WWII "crash boat" that was used to rescue downed pilots. It was powered by two 600 horsepower hull Scott gas motors. 63 feet long and was originally equipped with 2 machine guns.

Dr. Laurence Elwood Nicholson was a dentist in Anacortes. He was born 1907 Dec 8 and died 1980 Feb 11 in Anacortes. His wife was Dorothy Etter Nicholson.

Dr. Nicholson is found in the Polk's directories as practicing dentistry at: 1937 at 16-17 Keystone Building; 1948-1965 at 418-1/2 Commercial; 1967-1974 located in the Medical & Dental Building and in 1975-1977 located at 24th Street and M Avenue.
Subjects People
Maritime - Boat
Credit line Donated by Richard Newbill, August 2010
People NICHOLSON, Laurence Elwood, Dr., DDS
Search Terms 1947
1948
boat
JO LYNN
World War II
WWII
wheelhouse
Object Name Print, Photographic