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Electra

PC047.02.0310.00918 (RS144969)

Description

Electra was a steel screw steam yacht designed by Gustav Hillman of New York for Elbridge T. Gerry and built by Harlan & Hollingsworth in 1884. LOA 174ft. LWL 161-6ft. Beam 23ft. When built she was famous for her electric lights and ice making machinery.

Photo taken on the day of the Decoration Day of the Atlantic Yacht Club.

(dark hull)See also: Henry Peabody HP-E-4 and R.A.Y. frontispiece

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1886-05-31
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 918
GUSN
276867
Reference Code
PC047.02.0310.00918

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Other Organizations
Atlantic Yacht Club
Harlan and Hollingsworth Company
Descriptive Terms
Atlantic Yacht Club Decoration Day
steamboats
yachts
Material Type
photographs
Places
Wilmington (New Castle county, Delaware)
New York City (New York state)

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