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Spring 5-2013

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The Joint Archives Quarterly

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The Joint Archives of Holland


The article From Craft to Industry: The Boat Builders of Holland is an article concerning the history of ship and boat building in the Holland, Michigan area from 1836-2013.


Holland, Michigan, Black Lake, Lake Macatawa, Slagh, Steketee, schooner The Flying Dutchman, schooner Commencement, schooner Knickerbocker, schooner Kate Howard, Avis, shipbuilder, boat builder, Lambert, Peter de Graff, William Clark, Harman Slag, Pascal Taylor, E.M. Beckwith, Hopkins, Andrew Anderson, John Waring, Schols & Bass, Scotch, Jacob De Vries, Levi Myrick, Andrew Clark, Johannes Houwer, Cornelius Schols, Wolverine Motor Works, Anton Anderson, Holland Launch and Engine Company, Jesiek Brothers Boat Yard, Victory Shipbuilding Company, submarine chasers, launches, Dutch Craft Boat Works, Bill Woldering, Rinky-Dink boats, Gil-Boat Comapny, Captain Gilbert, Campbell Boat Company, Beacon Boat Company, Ken Campbell, Orville Munkwitz, Robert Dawson, South Shore Marine, Chris-Craft Corporation, Chris-Craft Company, George Arthur Pelgrim, Jim White, Mac Bay Boat Company, Clifford Dobben, George Dobben, Leon Slikkers, Slick Craft Boat Comapny, SlickCraft, S2 Yachts, Tiara Yachts, Pursuit boats, SlickCraft Division of AMF, Jason Petroelje, Skiper-Craft Boats, George Glenn Eddy, Powerboats Company, Poll Manufacturing, Clyde Poll, Kenneth Cook, Inland Boat Service, KenCraft boats, Richard Sligh, Steve Northuis, Grand Craft boats, Jeff Cavanaugh, Power Play Boat Company, Kevin Hirdes, Todd Kamps, PowerQuest Boats, A.C. Mitchell