Electra

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
steamboats
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 918

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0310.00918

Places

Wilmington (New Castle county, Delaware)
New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

photographs

Other Organizations

Harlan and Hollingsworth Company
Atlantic Yacht Club

Descriptive Terms

Atlantic Yacht Club Decoration Day

Description Level

Item