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 and powerhouse had commended. The June 12, 1923 edition of the GUEMES BEACHCOMBER has a headline reading: "Shipyard to be Only a Memory".
Sloan Shipyard, Anacortes, WA
|Credit line||Donated by Erma Lagerblade|
|Place||Anacortes, WA (Guemes Island)|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|