Sonny D
Ernie Dowd, 1940-1946

Maranee was built in Algonac, Michigan and was delivered to Lakeside, Ohio, on June 28, 1940. She was built for Mr. Ernie Dowd of Bexley, Ohio.  The boat was originally named Sonny D by Mr. Dowd, in honor of his son, Healy ("Sonny") Dowd.  The Dowds cruised her extensively on the Great Lakes out of the Lakeside Yacht Club in Cleveland, and sold the boat in 1946.


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