Miss Stars and Stripes IV : The Mystery Boat

Guy Lombardo, Les Staudacher and the Tempo Alcoa [1960]
Les Staudacher and the Jet Boats  [1960]
Miss Stars and Stripes II Crashes in Speed Run [1963]
The Fate of Stars & Stripes Part 1
The Fate of Stars & Stripes Part 2
{The Fate of Stars & Stripes Part 3 [Not yet available]}
Miss Stars and Stripes IV : The Mystery Boat

The following photograph was published (republished?) in Thunderboat (the newsletter of Unlimiteds Detroit) in the January-February 1994 issue.

The photo had the caption, "Miss Stars & Stripes IV"; 300 mph or bust - Jack Botsford 11-25-74

Above the name of the boat is "Hydroplane owned and built by Les Staudacher". If anyone has any information about the construction, testing, performance or current whereabouts of this boat please let me know.


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