|Caption||Sloan shipyard on Guemes Island, 1917|
Sloan Shipyard on Guemes Island during World War I. Early stages of building a dock-like structure on the water.
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 and powerhouse had commended. The June 12, 1923 edition of the GUEMES BEACHCOMBER has a headline reading: "Shipyard to be Only a Memory".
Guemes Island, Anacortes, Washington
|Credit line||Donated by Wallie Funk|
|Place||Anacortes, WA (Guemes Island)|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|