H05-1550.60. Roamer Yachts Division, Chris-Craft Corporation (Holland Plant) (1955-1975). Records, 1956-2005. 0.25 linear ft.
The Chris-Craft Corporation purchased the Holland, Michigan-based Roamer Boat Company in 1955 and renamed it Roamer Boat Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Chris-Craft Corporation (1955-1956), then Roamer Steel Boat Division (1956-1962), and lastly Roamer Yacht Division (1962-1979). The division used the original Roamer Boat Company plant on Washington Avenue until moving to a newly-built plant on Lakewood Boulevard in 1957. The division remained there until moving to Pompano Beach, Florida, in 1975. The collection includes original and digital versions of brochures, 1956-1957, 1959-1969, 1971, and 2005.
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