Zephyr-Fury, Seattle 1955


U-44 Zephyr-Fury (USA )

Owner - Ray Crawford (Calif.)
Designer - Howard Gidovlenko
Builders - Howard Gidovlenko & Ray Crawford
Length - 30ft
Beam - 12ft
Hull - 3 pointer
Colours - red & white with blue & white check tail
Power - V12 Allison
Driver - Ray Crawford

DNQ for the one race it entered, the 1955 Gold Cup in Seattle.

Tried for a water speed record (!) on Lake Mead in 1955.

Fred Farley has a more complete history of the boat on the HydroProp website.

Zephyr-Fury, Seattle 1955
Zephyr-Fury, Lake Mead 1955

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