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Something I’d never expect to see on the Vancouver CL….

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5 hours ago, Seeker said:

Almost criminal that it was allowed to deteriorate to that point.

Back in the day, some  unlimited hydroplanes were powered by the Merlins.... a number crashed and sank.  Looking at this one I wonder if the shape is the result of exposure to salt water.  Rolls-Royce Merlin/V1650 Engine - Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum (ning.com)

Roostertails Unlimited: Chapter 5 - The Powerplant (lesliefield.com)

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