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Catalog Number 1999.007
Caption Sloan Shipyards
Description Panoramic photograph of Sloan Shipyard during WWI
The May 24, 1917 edition of the GUEMES BEACHCOMBER states that [within 3 weeks] actual work will be started on the Sloan Shipyard on Guemes Island for Sloan had been awarded a contract for the building of a number of ships. The June 14, 1917 edition states that surveying the yard and laying out the ways, the railroad tracks, roads, mill & powerhouse had commended. The June 12, 1923 edition of the GUEMES BEACHCOMBER has a headline reading: "Shipyard to be Only a Memory".
Date 1914
Subjects unknown
Anacortes
Place Guemes Island, WA
Object Name Print, Photographic