Mayflower

Description

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.

This photo was taken on the day of the annual regatta of the Eastern Yacht Club. Mayflower was beaten by Puritan and Priscilla.

See also: Henry Peabody R.A.Y. #3 only

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
sloops (sailing vessels)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 995

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0360.00995

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

photographs

Descriptive Terms

Eastern Yacht Club Regatta, 1886

Description Level

Item