Miss U.S. U-36
owner / driver Jay Armstrong | Jack Schafer Jr.
location Papillion, Nebraska
hull info / class original Unlimited class hull built in 1957 by Henry Lauterbach with design help from Bob Rowland.
After 54 years in storage and hull restoraton by Morin Boats,the hydro tested at Chamberlain, South Dakota June 8, 2012 with very few adjustments required.
length / beam 31' 8' | 12'
launch crane
motor 1943 Allison V1710-113 | 1710 cu in | supercharged Allison | PD12K carburetor | Engine and gearbox overhauled by George Czarnecki Omaha, Nebraska.
power transfer Dan Arena gearbox running 2:75 ratio through a 1-3/4" shaft turning a 12 x 21 2 blade
years raced / history 1957 - 1958
George Simon - U.S Equipment Company - Miss U.S. U 36