World One Mile Speed Record

1904-2000

Speed Boat Designer Date Site
26.500 Challenger Clinton Crane July 6, 1904  
27.243 Yarrow Napier Mr. Yarrow August 18, 1906 Southampton, England
29.308 Standard M.C. Erison September 12, 1906 New York, New York
29.457 Irene John Shepard September 27, 1907 New York, New York
29.728 Dixie Clinton Crane March 20, 1908 Lake Worth, Florida
34.960 Wolseley Siddeley S.E. Saunders Spring 1908 England
36.049 Dixie II (1) Clinton Crane August 4, 1908 New York, New York
36.924 Dixie II (1) Clinton Crane October 16, 1908 Newark, New Jersey
40.918 Miranda IV John Thornycroft Fall 1910 Southhampton, England
45.220 Dixie IV Clinton Crane September 12, 1911 New York, New York
49.090 Baby Reliance II John Ryan September 12, 1912 Buffalo, New York
51.750 Maple Leaf IV William Fauber Pring 1913 England?
53.540 Baby Speed Demon II Chris Smith July 4, 1914 Peoria, Illinois
53.879 Tech Jr. II Adolph Apel August 8, 1915 New York, New York
61.283 Miss Minneapolis Chris Smith September 6, 1916 Detroit, Michigan
61.724 Miss Detroit II Chris Smith September 28, 1917 Minneapolis, Minnesota
69.390 Whip-Po Will Jr. Jack Beebe November 6, 1917 Lake George, New York
76.738 Miss America Chris Smith September 15, 1920 Detroit, Michigan
30.567 Miss America II Chris Smith September 6, 1921? Detroit, Michigan
92.838 Miss America VII Gar Wood September 4, 1928 Detroit, Michigan
93.123 Miss America VII Gar Wood March 25, 1929 Miami, Florida
98.760 Miss England II Fred Cooper June 13, 1930 Lake Windermere, England
102.256 Miss America IX Gar Wood March 20, 1931 Miami, Florida
103.490 Miss England II Fred Cooper April 2, 1931 Buenos Aires, Argentina
110.223 Miss England II Fred Cooper July 9, 1931 Lake Garda, Italy
111.712 Miss America IX Gar Wood February 5, 1932 Miami, Florida
119.810 Miss England III John Thornycroft July 18, 1932 Loch Lomand, Scotland
124.910 Miss America X Gar Wood October 20, 1932 Lake St. Clair, Michigan
129.560 Bluebird Fred Cooper September 2, 1937 Locarno, Switzerland
130.930 Bluebird Fred Cooper September 16, 1938 Lake Halwill, Switzerland
141.740 Bluebird II Arno Apel August 19, 1939 Lake Coniston, England
160.326 Slo-Mo-Shun IV Ted Jones June 26, 1950 Seattle, Washington
178.497 Slo-Mo-Shun IV Ted Jones July 7, 1952 Seattle, Washington
187.627 HawaII Kai III Ted Jones November 30, 1957 Seattle, Washington
192.001 Miss Thriftway (3) Ted Jones February 16, 1960 Seattle, Washington
200.449 Miss U.S. I (2) Dan Arena April 17, 1962 Guntersville, Alabama
205.494 Miss Freei Leland-Campbell June 15, 2000 Seattle, Washington

 

  Designers  
1 . Ted Jones 51 M.P.H.
2 . Chris Smith 21 M.P.H.
3 . Fred Cooper 19 M.P.H.

 

  Boats  
1 . Slo-Mo-Shun IV 37 M.P.H.
2 . Miss England II 13 M.P.H.
3 . Miss America VII 13 M.P.H.
4 . Bluebird II (1) 11 M.P.H.