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Catalog Number WF 1908
Caption "Hudson-Essex" sea sled
Description This boat, named the HUDSON-ESSEX was first reported in the 3-25-1926 ANACORTES AMERICAN as, "Sea sled HUDSON-ESSEX Is Unique Type of Boat." Upon launching the following Sunday, it achieved 35 miles per hour. When this image was taken, a new Hudson super-six motor had been added, bringing the speed up to 50 miles per hour. The boat was built by William Maris of MacCallum Motor Company. He was listed as living at 1020 11th Street in the 1927 city directory. The company was not found in either the 1921 or 1927 city directories. The 8-6-1925 paper reported, "MacCallum Motor Company remodels building and enlarges quarters." This postcard image caption reads, "Anacortes sea sled making 50 miles per."
Date 1926
Photographer from the BRADY, Ferd collection
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place -Anacortes, WA
Industry - Boat Building
Maritime - Boat
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People MARIS, William
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms MacCallum Motor Company
Sea Sled
Object Name Negative