Motor Boat Records [1950]

1 Mile as of December 15, 1950

Class Speed Mph Date Where Made Boat Name Owner Or Driver Builder Make
Unlimited Hydro (World) 160.323 6/26/50 Seattle, Wash. Slo-Mo-Shun IV Stanley Sayres Ted Jones Allison
7 Liter 96.875 9/25/50 New Martinsville, W. Va. Tomyann Joe Taggart Taggart Fageol
225 Class Hydro. 115.045 11/17/50 Salton, Sea. Calif. Alter Ego Paul Sawyer, Jr. Hallett Ford
225 Cu. In. Hydro. Div. II 94.24 10/11/49 Salton, Sea, Calif. Green Hornet L. O. Turner Hill Ford
151 Cu. In. Hydro. 81.264 9/21/47 Washington, D. C. Uncle Sam I Edison Hedges Ventnor-Woolbert Ford
135 Cu. In. Hydro 97.35 11/17/50 Salton Sea, Calif. Gee Whizz Sid Street Homemade Ford
91 Cu. In. Hydro 64.685 10/25/41 Salton Sea, Calif. Top's Pup Jack Cooper Ventnor Gray
48 Cu. In. Hydro. 71.855 11/17/50 Salton Sea, Calif. Lou Kay Louis Meyer, Jr.   Crosley
Pacific One Design Hydro. 59.9 5/21/49 San Diego, Calif. Cherub II Dr. L. J. Novotny Wickens Ford
Cracker Box lab. Ru. 68.562 10/10/49 Salton Sea, Calif. Little Stinker Glenn Miller Miller-Quinn Ford
48 Cu. In. Run. 53.258 9/25/50 New Martinsville, W. Va. Mickey Mouse Ruby Scull Scull Crosley
Class A Rac. Inb. Run. 47.629 9/28/47 New Martinsville, W. Va. Bombita Phil Sharples Glazier Gray
Class B Rac. Inb. Run. 60.43 11/17/50 Salton Sea, Calif. Vina Mae P. Coffee    
Class B Serv. Inb. Run. 46.757 4/19/48 Lake Alfred, Fla. Black Eagle Edison Hedges Seabrook Lycoming
Class C Rac. Inb. Run. 63.398 7/ 9/50 Bush River, Md. TM Special Edmond Thompson Glazier Studebaker
Class C Serv. Inb. Run. 45.369 9/25/49 New Martinsville, W. Va. Mischief George J. Trimper Glazier Gray
Class D Rac. Inb. Run. 67.314 11/17/50 Salton Sea, Calif. Sagana VIII F. Foulke Glazier Plymouth
Class D Ser. Inb. Run. 51.724 8/ 7/50 Picton, Ont. Mischief George Trimper Glazier Chris-Craft
Class E. Rac. lob. Run. 70.79 5/21/49 San Diego, Calif. Pirate Buddy Combest Campbell Mercury
Class E Ser. Inb. Run. 54.566 9/ 8/50 Ocean City, N. J. Red Eagle Edison Hedges Seabrook Gray
Class F Rac. Inb. Run. 56.874 9/26/48 Washington, D. C. Wild Oats George Trimper Campbell Ford
Class F Serv. Inb. Run. 47.585 8/15/48 Cambridge, Md. Red Eagle Edison Hedges Seabrook Gray
Class G Ser. Inb. Run. 38.589 9/ 8/50 Ocean City, N. J. Jay Dee J. J. Dunion 3rd Chris-Craft Chris-Craft
Class H Serv. Inb. Run. 45.371 9/28/35 Washington, D. C. Becky John Rutherfurd Hacker Packard
Class I Serv. Inb. Run. 51.74 9/25/38 Washington, D. C. Lady Gen III David Gerli Chris-Craft Chris-Craft
Class J Rac. Inb. Run. 46.037 9/15/38 Havre De Grace, Md. Water Sprite E. F. Dobson Dodge Lycoming
Class K Rac. lab. Run. 69.438 9/ 8/50 Ocean City, N. J. Beaver II L. Gene Gatter Ventnor Packard
Jersey Speed Skiff 45.432 9/ 9/50 Ocean City, N. J. Chanticleer H. E. Disbrow ' Seaman Lehman
Class M Out. Hydro. 42.303 3/21/49 Lake Alfred, Florida   Eleanor Shakeshaft Jacoby Evinrude
Class A Out. Hydro. 50.281 11/19/45 Salton Sea, Calif. S-1 Tom L. DeWitt Fillinger Johnson
Class B Out. Hydro. 57.234 10/29/40 Salton Sea, Calif.   Jack Henckels Neal Johnson
Class C Out. Hydro. 63.549 11'19'45 Salton Sea, Calif. Y-200 Thom. Cooper Fillinger Johnson
Class C Serv. Out. Hydro. 58.455 10/30/50 Lake Alfred,Fla. What Hoppened Byron King Willis Elto
Class F Out. Hydro. 66.234 6/ 8/40 Port Mercer, N. J.   James Mullen II Jacoby Evinrude
Class X Out. Hydro. 79.04 5/20/39 Paris, France   Jean Dupuy Jacoby Dupuy
Class X Out. Hydro. 78.44 11/ 1/39 Worcester, Mass.   Clinton R. Ferguson Jacoby Eldredge
Class C Serv. Out. Run. 51.613 5/21/49 San Diego, Calif. Miss Santa Barbara Tommy Newton DeSilva O.M.C.
Class E Rac. Out. Run. 42.654 6/ 5/33 Seattle, Washington   Stanley Donogh Zimmerman Evinrude
Class C Rac. Out. Run. 51.471 10/30/50 Lake Alfred.Fla. Hey! Wait! Glenn Burke Neal Johnson
Class F Rac. Out. Run. 57.935 9/16/40 Worcester, Mass. Muscat Kid V J. Kovacevich Zimmerman O.M.C.
Fla. Family Out. Run. 41.964 3/19/48 Lake Alfred, Fla.   John A. Stanford Dodd Johnson

 

5 Miles In Competition As Of December 15, 1950

Class Speed Mph Date Where Made Boat Name Owner Or Driver Boat Builder Engine Make
Unlimited (10N) 107.394 9/ 4/50 Detroit, Mich. Miss Pepsi Chuck Thompson Hacker Allisons
225 Class Hydro. 31.782 8/27/50 Cincinnati, 0. Z-Z-Zip Sid Street Hallett Mercury
225 Cu. In. Div. II 75.188 8/ 7/50 Picton, Ont. Alter Ego Paul Sawyer, Jr. Hallett Ford
151 Cu. In. Hydro. 59.133 9/18/46 Red Bank, N. J. Uncle Sam I Edison Hedges Woolbert Ford
135 Cu. In. Hydro. 75.157 10/16/48 Salton Sea, Calif. Mighty Chevron Roy A. Skaggs Own Ford
91 Cu. In. Hydro. 53.989 7/24/49 Bush River, Md. Red Witch J. N. Van Daman Peek Crosley
48 Cu. In. Hydro. 55.659 10/ 8/49 Salton Sea, Calif. Ballerina II R. H. Scott Pevete Crosley
Pacific One Design Hydro. 54.545 10/17/50 Salton Sea. Calif. Cherub II Dr. L. J. Novotny Wickens Ford
Cracker Box Inb. Run. 60.484 10/ 8/49 Salton Sea, Calif. Dragon.B -Hind R. Phillips, Jr. Wickens Ford
48 Cu. In. Run. 47.319 8/ 5/50 Red Bank, N. J. Yankee Boy R. J. McAllister Scull Crosley
Class A Rac. lob. Run. 46.875 9/21/41 New Martinsville, W. Va. Senorita Louis Burk Ventnor Gray
Class B Serv. Inb. Run. 43.103 9/23/47 New Martinsville, W. Va. Black Eagle Edison Hedges Seabrook Lycoming
Class B Rac. Inb. Run. 55.181 11/12/50 Lake Mead. Nev. Vina Mae III Pete Coffee Speedliner Ford
Class C Rac. Inb. Run. 56.04 2/12/50 Lakeland, Fla. Tornado Les Trafton Trafton Studebaker
Class C Serv. Inb. Run. 36 3/ 9/46 St. Petersburg, Fla. Snubby Anthony Orth Ventnor Gray
Class D Ser. Inb. Run. 47.12 8/ 7/50 Picton, Ont. Miss Coral Gables Dr. W. W. Schomberg Hubbs-Wall Gray
Class D Rac. Inb. Run. 59.016 10/ 3/48 New Martinsville, W. Va. Sagana VIII Franklin Foulke Glazier  
Class E Ser. Inb. Run 51.107 8/12/50 Cambridge, Md. Red Eagle Edison Hedges *Seabrook Gray
Class E Rac. Inb. Run 63.875 8/ 7/50 Picton, Ont. Hell's Angel Sherm Crichfield Glazier Gray
Class F Ser. Inb. Run. 50.533 9/24/50 New Martinsville, W. Va. Red Eagle Edison Hedges Seabrook Gray
Class G Ser. Inb. Run. 36.246 9/ 8/50 Ocean City, N. J. Jay Dee J. J. Dunion 3rd Chris-Craft Chris-Craft
Class H Serv. Inb. Run. 42.897 9/21/46 Washington, D. C. Sea Sled V Charles C. Schuler    
Class I Ser. Inb. Run. 48.75 7/ 9/50 Bush River, Md. Jennie Lee II R. R. Lovett, Jr. Chris-Craft Chris-Craft
Class J Rac. Inb. Run. 42.056 7/15/38 Havre De Grace, Md. Water Sprite E. F. Dobson Dodge Lycoming
Class K Rac. Inb. Run. 6.426 9/29/40 Washington, D. C. Gen VI David Gerli Apel Packard
Jersey Speed Skiff 44.51 8/ 5/50 Red Bank, N. J. Falcon Ray Morris Morris & Becker Mercury
Class M Out. Hydro. 38.379 9/ 4/49 Worcester, Mass. J-13 Donald Whitfield Jacoby Evinrude
Class A Out. Hydro. 47.344 10/26/41 Salton Sea, Calif.   Frank Vincent Fillinger Johnson
Class B Out. Hydro. 53.004 10/13/47 Salton Sea, Calif.   W. G. Sweitzer Neal Elto
Class C Out. Hydro. 57.325 4/ 7/46 New Orleans, La. Flying Scott IV Vic Scott Jacoby Johnson
Class C Serv. Out. Hydro. 48 124 10/28/50 Lake Alfred,Fla. Nighthawk Bud Wiget Neal Elto
Class F Out. Hydro. 58.715 8/24/40 Red Bank, N. J.   James Mullen Jacoby Evinrude
Class X Outboard Hydro. 61.39: 8/20/38 Red Bank, N. J.   Clinton Ferguson Jacoby Eldredge
Class C Ser. Out. Run. 47.48 4/25/50 Friant, Calif. Miss Santa Barbara Tom Newton DeSilva Evinrude.
Class E Serv. Out. Run. 42.352 8/15/37 Red Bank, N. J.   C. Ward Fraueathal   OMC
Class C Rac. Out. Run. 53.571 2/11/50 Lakeland, Fla. F-444 John A. Stafford Willis Johnson
Class F Rac. Out. Run. 52.693 8/20/39 Merced, Calif. Narollu V Ernie Millot Rockholt Evinrude
Fla. Family Out. Run. 42.333 3/ 6/49 Lakeland. Florida F-50 Jimmy Whitt Ramsey Johnson

 

(Reprinted from Motor Boating, January 1951)