1949 Harmsworth Trophy
Detroit River, Detroit MI, July 23-August 1, 1949


[And a Post Script . . .]

Speed Boat Skip-A-Long Sinks

Harmsworth Bid Raises Problem
Race of the Giants
Such Crust I Sets Record in Harmsworth Trophy Trials on the Detroit River
Dodge Threatens Harmsworth Rift
Miss Canada IV "Perfect"
Such Crust I, U.S. Craft, Captures First Heat in Harmsworth Trophy Race

Skip-A-Long Takes Harmsworth Race

Skip-A-Long Takes Run-Off At Detroit

Skip-A-Long Wins Harmsworth

Speed Boat Skip-A-Long Sinks

Lake Tahoe, Calif., August 14 [1949] (AP)—Stanley Dollar's Skip-A-Long, winner of the Harmsworth Trophy at Detroit Aug. 1, sank today in Lake Tahoe. The speed boat had finished two laps of a race when it began shipping water.

(Associated Press, August 14, 1949)


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