1958 Cadillac Seville Preservation

According to the fiberglassics.com web site, “Cadillac Boat Company was a firm of boat builders located in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan, established in 1953. The company was located at 110 7th Street in Cadillac. In 1955, John Bushnell served as manager, secretary, sales manager and purchasing agent. The company employed 27 men and 3 women in 1955. By 1957, employment shot upward to 164 males and 3 females. The company appears to have been renamed Cadillac Marine and Boat Company after 1957.”

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1958 Cadillac Seville – Boot Stripe Exposed

The Cadillac Boat Company survived for only two years in the mid-1950s as an independent ...
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1958 Cadillac Seville – Rub Rail Steam Bending

The forward section of the port rubrail just could not be saved. Here you will ...
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1958 Cadillac Seville – Interlux Perfection Plus Two Coats

We are nearing completion of a thorough preservation of this early example of cold-molded plywood ...
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1958 15′ Cadillac Seville – Preservation Nearing Completion

This 1958 Cadillac Seville is an early example of cold-molded plywood hull construction. She has ...
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1958 Cadillac Seville Emerges From Preservation

Cadillac Marine & Boat Company of Cadillac, Michigan started in September 1953 as a wholly ...