Miss B & I, 1956

1956

U-88 Miss B & I (1) (USA)

Owner - Bob Gilliam (Tacoma, Wa.)
Designer Builder - Bob Gilliam
Length - 30ft
Beam - 11ft 10in
Hull - 3 point
Detail - deep hull, straight tail fin
Colours - mahogany & pink
Weight - 5,800
Power - V12 Allison
Driver - Bob Gilliam

Winner of Copper Cup race in Montana

Miss B & I, 1956
Miss B & I, 1956
Miss B & I, 1956

57

U-88 Fascination (1)

Hull - rebuilt, separate firewall, turtledeck
Colour - birch deck
Driver - Bob Gilliam

DNF [Sahara Cup was its only appearance that year]

Fascination (1), 1958 [Photo  Kirk Pagel]
Fascination (1), 1958
[Photo Kirk Pagel]

58

Colours - mahogany deck, pink arrows on tail
Detail - no turtledeck
Drivers - Lloyd Jett & Dick Short

DNS

Fascination (1), 1959

59

Detail - pattern on tail fin, turtledeck added
Drivers - Bob Gilliam & Dick Short
Best finish - 6th

KOLroy U-1300 Seattle 1959

U-1300 KOLroy (1)

Detail - one chevron on tail
Drivers- Bob Gilliam & Bob Larson
Best finish - 2nd

KOLroy U-1300

60

Colours - gold hull with red & black trim
Detail - one piece cowling
Drivers - Bob Gilliam & Bob Larson
Best finish - 10th

61

U-77 Fascination I (1)

Colours - gold & overpaint
Driver - Bob Larson
Best finish - 10th

Fascination I (1) U-771 Seattle 1962

62

U-771 Fascination I (1)

Colours - aqua, circus lettering at Seattle
Driver - Bob Larson
Best finish - 7th

Fascination I (1) U-77 Coeur d'Alene 1963

63

U-77 Fascination I (1)

Drivers - [?] Payne, Bob Miller & Bob Gilliam
Best finish - 8th

Miss Sacramento

65

U-49 Miss Sacramento

Owner - Ron Kasper (Sacramento)
Colours - marigold yellow, silver & red
Drivers - Ron Kasper & Bob Fendler

Boat run up on the beach at the post-season exhibition race at Lake Berryessa.

DNQ

1970's
& 80's

Boat out in field in California [Another report says it was burned as junk in 1971].


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