• 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

  • 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.
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