Great Lakes Boat Building School

Boats For Sale

NERMIE (sold)

Chris Craft Model 1 Runabout
FOR SALE: $70,000 or Best Offer
Boat Information
  • 22 ft Chris Craft Model 1 Runabout, Hull No. 1867
  • No wood replacement or major repairs
  • Original bottom
  • Original floor mounted starter, horn, Clum switch, German nickel plated trim, and steering wheel
  • Original 1929 Chrysler Royal Marine Engine JM82 Inline Six Engine (82 hp; top speed of 30 MPH)
  • Wiring has been partially replaced
A Brief History
  • The 22ft Chris Craft arrives in Harbor Springs, Michigan on July 11, 1929
  • The boat was owned by Sidney D. Gamble (grandson of James Gamble, co-founder of Proctor and Gamble) and his wife
  • Sidney Game named it NERMIE
  • After Mrs. Gamble’s death, NERMIE was purchased by Walstrom Marine
  • In 2022, NERMIE was gifted to GLBBS by the Walstrom Family to support students and programs

Interested? Contact Matt Edmondson at (906) 484-1081 or email