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It was during the Lloyd Vance (of the Vance Lumber Company) ownership that the aft open cockpit was enclosed, adding the observation saloon with its graceful curved doors at the aft ends of the side alleys, or decks. The designer and builder of this house presumably was the Jensen Motor Boat Company. Anchor DeWitt Jensen, Anchor's son, recalls his father having referred frequently to building the aft house, and it is known that the Vance family were customers of the Jensens. The precise year it was added remains unknown, pending possible location of some documentation in the Jensen Motor Boat Company archives; it first appears in photographs in 1938. Sporting her new observation saloon, Kensington is seen photographed on Lake Washington on September 9, 1938, Lloyd Vance and family in the wheelhouse. (PEMCO Webster & Stevens collection, Museum of History and Industry)