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Puritan, Priscilla & Atlantic

PC047.02.0340.00966 (RS145028)

Description

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. Priscilla was an iron centerboard sloop designed by A. Cary Smith and built by Harlan & Hollingsworth in 1885 as an unsuccessful defense candidate for that year's America's Cup races. LOA 96-1ft. LWL 85ft. Atlantic was a wooden centerboard sloop designed by Philip Ellsworth and built by John F. Mumm of New York in 1886 as an unsuccessful defense candidate for that year's America's Cup races.

Atlantic Yacht Club regatta. Puritan was not timed after drifting over the finish line on the wrong side of the judge's boat.

See also: Henry Peabody R.A.Y. #5, p. 6 (Atlantic), R.A.Y. #6, p. 6 (Priscilla) and R.A.Y. #4 (Puritan)

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1886-06-15
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 966
GUSN
276897
Reference Code
PC047.02.0340.00966

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 Regatta
cutters (sailing vessels)
sailing
sloops (sailing vessels)
yachts
Material Type
photographs
Places
Wilmington (New Castle county, Delaware)
New York City (New York state)

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