Puritan, Priscilla & Atlantic

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1886-06-15

GUSN

GUSN-276897

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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)

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
sloops (sailing vessels)
cutters (sailing vessels)
sailing
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 966

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0340.00966

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 Regatta

Description Level

Item