Stiletto

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
steamboats
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 465

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0190.00465

Record Details

Originator

Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs

Accruals Note

c

Publications Referencing This Collection

Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922. (1887). American and English Yachts. Boston: p. 49 (XLIX).
(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.

Description Level

Item