Defender

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1895-07-20

GUSN

GUSN-278700

Description

First trial race between Defender and Vigilant, 30 miles windward and leeward from Scotland lightship. Defender's first race and win.Defender, designed and built in 1895 by N. G. Herreshoff to defend the America's Cup against Valkyrie III. Her bottom was polished bronze, but her topsides, deck beams, and some of her deck framing were aluminum (making her a giant battery with electrolys

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
sloops (sailing vessels)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 5661

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.2010.05661

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

photographs

Accruals Note

c

Description Level

Item