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Invader Boat Company
Also found listed as Giddings Mfg. Corp. of Giddings, Texas
This boat-builder started in March 1959 and employed 25 people, building about 25 boats a week with 14, 15, and 17' models. Bill Raschke (formerly of Glass Magic Boats), designed the boats and the company was headed by Walter Helweg of Deanville, Texas. Business manager was Don Thrash; shop manager Merle Joy. (October 30, 1959 Denison Press).
1969 Invader 15 BWV Deluxe O/B Mercury 500EL test
1969 Invader 15 BWV Deluxe Mercury 800EL test
1969 Invader 17 BWV Deluxe O/B Mercury 800 test
1969 Invader 17 BWV Deluxe Mercury 1250EL test
1969 Invader 17 BWV Deluxe MerCruiser MCM 140 test