Ruth, Dauntless, Mayflower & Atlantic

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1886-06-17

GUSN

GUSN-276911

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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)

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
schooners
cutters (sailing vessels)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 986

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0350.00986

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

photographs

Descriptive Terms

New York Yacht Club Regatta

Description Level

Item