Fortuna & Puritan

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1885-08-03

GUSN

GUSN-276827

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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

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
sloops (sailing vessels)
schooners
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 572

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0280.00572

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

photographs

Descriptive Terms

Goelet Cup, 1885

Description Level

Item