Sloan Shipyards, of the Emergency Fleeet Corporation. Anacortes Wash. No. 514. Donor believes her husband's (Howard Lagerblade) father, Elmer Lagerblade, who was a carpenter, worked at the shipyard around 1915-1916.
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". Information supplied by Sue Stapp O'Donnell, May 2, 2013
Sloan Shipyard, Anacortes, WA
|Credit line||Donated by Erma Lagerblade|
|Place||Anacortes, WA (Guemes Island)|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|