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Fortuna & Puritan

PC047.02.0280.00572 (RS144965)

Description

Fortuna was a wooden keel schooner designed by A. Cary Smith and bult by C. & R. Poillon in 1883. LOA 109.4ft. LWL 96ft. Beam 22.6ft. One of the fastest schooners of her time. Puritan was a wooden centerboard sloop designed by E. Burgess and built by Lawley in 1885 as a successful America's Cup defender. LOA 94ft, LWL 81-1.5ft.

"Mr. N. L. Stebbins, the marine photographer, succeeded in getting a large number of views of the Puritan, Priscilla and other yachts in the race for the Goelet cups Monday [1885-08-03]." (Source: Anon. "Yachting Spray." Boston Globe, August 9, 1885, p. 6.)

Goelet Cup, Newport

See also: Henry Peabody HP-F-3 and HP-F-4 (Fortuna) and R.A.Y. #4 (Puritan)"Mr. N. L. Stebbins, the marine photographer, succeeded in getting a large number of views of the Puritan, Priscilla and other yachts in the race for the Goelet cups Monday [1885-08-03]." (Source: Anon. "Yachting Spray." Boston Globe, August 9, 1885, p. 6

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1885-08-03
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 572
GUSN
276827
Reference Code
PC047.02.0280.00572

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
Goelet Cup, 1885
schooners
sloops (sailing vessels)
yachts
Material Type
photographs

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