• Leroy Grumman is an important name in the history of canoeing due to his company’s development of the aluminum canoe as a way to keep his factories busy after the second world war.

Leroy Grumman

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • They were heavy, loud, hot in the summer and cold in the winter, and people loved them. Thousands of inexpensive and tough Grumman canoes still ply waters across the continent.
Subjects
  • Regional Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
Date
  • After 1945
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