Photo Gallery (racing career)
1979 NorBerg hull trailers
1979 The Squire Shop" career gallery
U-2 The Squire Shop
1979-02 Hull Construction
Miss Seafair 1978 / 1979
Engines & Hardware
Haulers / Trucks
Steve Olson Collection
"Steven Cernich" Photo Collection
U-33 Miss Crown Nissan/Volvo
U-7 Horizon Air
U-7 Paddock Pools
U-7 Jackpot Food Mart
U-7 Thor Racing
1979 "Circus Circus" career gallery
U-31 Circus Circus
U-77 Spirit of the Air Force
U-2 The Squire Shop
"Steve Cernich" Photo Collection
U-30 Dominos Pizza
U-64 & U-65
Atlas / Squire hull
Awards & Trophies
Parts on "Uncle Sam's" Bar
Restoration Reference Gallery
Progress Report Entries
Update #1 (November 2, 2016)
Update #2 (November 6, 2016)
Update #3 (November 8, 2016)
Update #4 (November 10, 2016)
Update #5 (November 13, 2016)
Update #6 (November 15, 2016)
Update #7 (November 20, 2016)
Update #9 (November 29, 2016)
Update #8 (November 22, 2016)
Update #10 (December 6, 2016)
Update #11 (December 13, 2016)
Update #12 (January 10, 2017)
Update #13 (January 17, 2017)
Update #14 (January 31, 2017)
Update #15 (February 8, 2017)
Update #16 (February 22, 2017)
Update #17 (February 28 2017)
Update #18 (March 8, 2017)
Update #19 (March 14, 2017)
Update #20 (March 21, 2017)
Update #21 (March 28, 2017)
Update #22 (April 8, 2017)
Update #23 (April 17, 2017)
Update #24 (May 4, 2017)
Update #25 (May 11, 2017)
Update #26 (May 25, 2017)
Update #27 (June 6, 2017)
Update #28 (June 28, 2017)
Update #29 (July 14, 2017)
Update #30 (July 27, 2017)
Update #31 (August 30, 2017)
Update #32 (September 20, 2017)
Update #33 (October 11, 2017)
Update #34 (November 15, 2017)
Update #35 (November 22, 2017)
Update #36 (November 29, 2017)
Update #37 (December 21, 2017)
Update #38 (January 14, 2018)
Update #39 (January 18, 2018)
Update #40 (Febuary 01, 2018)
Update #41 (Febuary 07, 2018)
Update #42 (Febuary 16, 2018)
Update #43 (March 7, 2018)
Update #44 (March 28, 2018)
Update #45 (April 5, 2018)
Update #46 (April 25, 2018)
Update #47 (May 21, 2018)
Update #48 (June 26, 2018)
Restoration Volunteer Schedule
Photo Gallery (retired)
1979 Squire Shop
Exposed to the elements...
She cleans up pretty good!
Up Close & Personal - 2012
Up Close & Personal - 2016
1979 Circus Circus
Arrival from Detroit
2015 Hydro Fever
November 1, 2016
Unlimited News Journal: Feature Story
"Vintage" Video Gallery
KNDU news story
1979 - 1981 Crew Members
"The Boat Guy" episode
2016 Reunion Event
"Discussion Panel" videos
u-7 Thor Racing Team, by Jerry Hopp
Norberg Custom Boats: The History Of...
Obtaining the Squire Shop
Seafair 2013 reflections
Davy Jones' locker.......the search for the missing engine cowling
The Boat Guy: Dredging Up Hydro History
"ACNE" The little engine that could.
Brad Haskin: The design and original intent for the sister hulls.
Dave Knowlen: Bob Steil & Bill Bennett buy the twins
U-7 Thor Racing: Teamwork Keeps Team Afloat
1981 Crash News Article
Norm Berg builds a pair
Kristy and Chip - The story that started it all
Hull History: Racing Career
Squire Shop (1979 - 1992)
Circus Circus (1979 - 1987)
Deck Piece Collection (100)
1979 "The Squire Shop" Unlimited Hydroplane
1979 Squire Shop
Unlimited Hydroplane Restoration Project
Photo by "Jerry & Lois Photography"
Mr.Williams is the current Director at the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum, and his primary role will be too ensure that the project is completed on schedule and within budget.
Dave has overseen many hydroplane restorations, most recently with the 1973 Pay 'N Pak and 1980 Atlas Van Lines projects.
Mr.Williams also acts as the driver for some of the restored hulls in the museum's fleet, notably the 1980 Miss Budweiser.
Mr. Ramsey brings years of hydroplane experience to the project, serving as a crew member on such classic teams as the Atlas Van Lines and Miss Budweiser programs.
Tim will oversee and direct all of the restoration work to maintain the highest quality standards and accuracy to the project.
Mr. Ramsey will assume the Crew Chief role throughout the restoration, as well as when the hull is completed for exhibition.
Photo by "Jerry & Lois Photography"
Mr.Laws and his family are the pioneers in spearheading the restoration up to this point.
Gary will handle the history, promotion and marketing aspects of the project, such as maintaining this website by adding content and updates on the project as it progresses.
When Mr.Laws and his family bought the hull in 2013, it was always with the intention of restoring it back into it's original 1979 The Squire Shop configuration.
Gary is a CNC machine operator by trade, with over 21 years experience at The Boeing Company.
Mr.Brown is a reliable and consistent volunteer at the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum.
Doug is a piston engine specialist on the museum's fleet, having learned skills on rebuilding both Allison and Merlin style motors.
Mr.Brown has even served as "Crew Chief" on the museum's restored Miss Burien hull.
Doug stored the 1979 The Squire Shop hull for years on his property awaiting restoration. Without his commitment, this restoration would not have been possible.
Mr. Cochran attended our Squire Shop restoration event on October 8, 2016 and expressed his desire to help out on the restoration.
Tim immediately started helping us tear the deck off the hull and looks forward to doing his part in bringing this "fan favorite" hull back to greatness.
Mr.Cochran's enthusiasm is very much appreciated!
Dave is the original designer of both the 1979 "The Squire Shop" and "Circus Circus" hydroplanes.
Mr. Knowlen has been employed at Boeing for most of his professional career, primarily as an engineer and various management postions.
Dave will act as a consultant for the team as the restoration progresses.
Norm is the original builder of both
1979 "The Squire Shop" and "Circus Circus" hydroplanes.
Mr. Knowlen also built the legendary 1977 "Atlas Van Lines" hull, which is often referred to as the "Blue Blaster".
Norm and Dave Knowlen founded NorBerg Custom Boats, and built limited boats as well. Their most famous boat was the "White Lightning", driven by Steve Reynolds.
Mr. Berg will also act as a consultant on the project.
Don has been a museum volunteer from the very beginning, and is a avid R/C modeler as well.
Mr. Mock is a hard core Atlas Van Lines fan, and has become close friends with Chip Hanauer over the years.
Don enjoys playing guitar when not working on hydroplanes, and he will lend his many years of restoration experience to our project as well.
Steve is a crucial part to this restoration project, as his company (Compton Lumber) will supply most of the lumber we will need to restore the boat.
Mr. Compton also is a co-owner of the 1955 "Miss Thriftway" replica.
Steve has a wealth of experience to the project, and is a former R/C modeller as well.
Bryan is new to the sport of hydroplane racing, but expressed his desire to help out on the project.
Mr. Zimbelman was friends with both Tim Ramsay and Gary laws long before this project even got started.
Bryan is a CNC machine maintanence technician by trade.
Mr. Haskin is no stranger to the hydroplane community. Brad is a former crew member on numerous teams over the years, including the U-8 Llumar and U-37 Miss Beacon Plumbing.
Mr. Haskin is currently a H1 official, in addiotn to a huge fan of the Reno Air Races. Brad will primarily be in charge of restoring/rebuilding the cowlings for The Squire Shop.
John is one of the original builders of both 1979 Norberg hulls, The Squire Shop and Circus Circus.
Mr. Watkins is heading up re-lofting the drawings so we can do a 100% accurate restoration.
John brings a wealth of skill and experience to the project, and we are very fortunate to have him on the team.
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