Miss U, 1957 program

1957

U - 24 Miss U (Miss University District) (USA)
(also Swenson's Special)

Owner - Armand Swenson (Seattle)
Designer Builder - Armand Swenson
Length - 25ft 2in
Beam - 8ft
Weight - 1,350
Power - 6cyl. Ranger
Colour - white with purple & gold trim
Driver - Del Fanning

DNQ

Miss U, 1957
Miss U, 1957

72

U-24

Colours - yellow & white

83

U-45 The Gun Boat (Colt)

Hull - rebuilt sponsons
Colour - all white

Boat at Armand Swenson's home in California

 

1990’s

Acquired by Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum, Seattle

Miss U [with photos]
A One-Point Hydroplane
A Hull Profile: Miss U
Yes, Virginia, There Was -- And Is -- A Miss U

 

External links:
Fred Farley's article on the Hydro-Prop website

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