Chris Craft Boat Factory
263 rows In 1972 the Algonac yard built its last boat and after that all their boats were.
Chris craft boat factory. I am the 2nd owner. In 1962 the company adopted the name of one of its acquisitions Chris-Craft Boats which was founded in the late 19th century and became famous for mahogany-hulled powerboats in the 1920s through the 1950s. Chris Craft boats are manufactured in a state-of-the-art facility located in Sarasota Florida.
Chris Craft built a new plant next door for the purposes of building fiberglass boats and the rest is history. Many of the finest most beautiful wooden boats ever produced were built right in Algonac at the Chris-Craft Factory. The Chris Craft dynasty really began in 1876 when Christopher Columbus Smith began helping his older brother Henry build duck boats and fishing skiffs for hunters and fishermen and later for use as rentals in their boat livery at Algonac Michigan.
The Chris Craft manufacturing plant is spread over 20 acres of land. Classic 1964 Chris Craft 28 Sea Skiff Corinthian. The brand spells quality in each process of boat making.
A trip to their boat factory provides the answer. 8161 15th Street East. This Chris Craft is 1 of 88 23 Holidays that the company.
Whether its an open bow ideal for socializing or a larger cruiser with a cabin for extended excursions every inch of every boat we build is carefully considered. Chris-Craft Industries Inc formerly National Automotive Fibers Inc was a publicly held American corporation that was traded on the New York and Pacific Stock Exchanges. Ad Luxury Cobalt Boats in Lake Geneva WI.
Ad Luxury Cobalt Boats in Lake Geneva WI. The career fair will be held at our facility at 8161 15th Street E Sarasota FL 34243. In 1962 Chris Craft acquired Thompson Boat Company of New York located in Cortland NY which was primarily a wood lapstrake manufacturer of great boats for the New York Finger Lake region.