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Catalog Number 2002.099
Caption Sloan Shipyards
Description 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
Subjects unknown
Sloan Shipyard, Anacortes, WA
Credit line Donated by Erma Lagerblade
Place Anacortes, WA (Guemes Island)
Object Name Print, Photographic