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Stiletto

PC047.02.0190.00465 (RS144110)

Description

Stiletto was a screw steam yacht, capable of 26.5 miles per hour, designed and built by Herreshoff in 1885 and sold as a torpedo boat to the U.S. Navy in 1887 as building no. #118p. LOA 94ft. LWL 90ft. Beam 11-6ft.

Title was changed by CvdL from Stilletto to Stiletto

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1885-05-30
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 465
GUSN
276733
Reference Code
PC047.02.0190.00465

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
steamboats
yachts
Material Type
photographs
Notes
c
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1942). Traditions and memories of American yachting by William P. Stephens ;. New York: WoodenBoat Publications,, p. 118.
(1981, c1953.). Capt. Nat Herreshoff, the wizard of Bristol : the life and achievements of Nathanael Greene Herreshoff, together with an account of some of the yachts he designed / by L. Francis Herreshoff.. New York: Sheridan House,, p. 128-29.
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922. (1887). American and English Yachts. Boston: p. 49 (XLIX).

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