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Ruth, Dauntless, Mayflower & Atlantic

PC047.02.0350.00986 (RS145008)

Description

Ruth was a wooden centerboard schooner built by Palmer in 1881. LOA 98-6.5ft. LWL 93-4.25ft. Dauntless ex-L'Hirondelle was a wooden keel schooner built by Forsyth & Morgan in 1866. LOA 123-10ft. LWL 116-7ft. Beam 26-7ft. Mayflower was a wooden centerboard sloop designed by Ed. Burgess and built by Lawley in 1886 as a successful defender in that year's America's Cup races. Launched May 6, 1886. LOA 100ft, LWL 85-7ft. 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.

Regatta of the New York Yacht Club. Mayflower's first race.

See also: Henry Peabody R.A.Y. #5, p. 6 (Atlantic) and R.A.Y. #3 (Mayflower)

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1886-06-17
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 986
GUSN
276911
Reference Code
PC047.02.0350.00986

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
New York Yacht Club Regatta
cutters (sailing vessels)
schooners
yachts
Material Type
photographs

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