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The Westward a 86-foot extrusion motor yacht, "arguably Seattle's most famous motor yacht," originally constructed in 1924 by Ted Geary for inventor Campbell Church, Sr. and currently owned by Hugh Reilly. Its home port is Seattle, Washington and it is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

The Westwards extraordinary clientele, include some of this countrys most famous early 20th Century business leaders and entertainers, individuals like A.C. Gilbert, inventor of the Erector Set, film magnate George Eastman, banker Paul Mellon, beer baron George Pabst, investor E.F. Hutton and his wife, Marjorie Merriweather Post, and show business icons Walt Disney, John Wayne, Phil Harris, Fibber McGee & Molly and Amos & Andy, who sought to experience the excitement of exploring the pristine wilderness that was territorial Alaska.

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  1. stefdesign stefdesign, 2 years ago
    This looks quite interesting. You've got it listed in the 'unsolved mystery' section. Is there a mystery here?

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