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Catalog Number D.V.044.A,B
Caption Sloan shipyard on Guemes Island, 1917
Description 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 & powerhouse had commended. The June 12, 1923 edition of the GUEMES BEACHCOMBER has a headline reading: "Shipyard to be Only a Memory".
Date 1917
Subjects unknown
Guemes Island, Anacortes, Washington
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk
Place Anacortes, WA (Guemes Island)
Object Name Print, Photographic