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Stiletto was a screw steam yacht, capable of 26.5 miles per hour, designed and built by Herreshoff in 1885 and sold as a torpedo boat to the U.S. Navy in 1887 as building no. #118p. LOA 94ft. LWL 90ft. Beam 11-6ft.
Title was changed by CvdL from Stilletto to Stiletto
Stebbins negative 465
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922. (1887). American and English Yachts. Boston: p. 49 (XLIX).
(1942). Traditions and memories of American yachting by William P. Stephens ;. New York: WoodenBoat Publications,, p. 118.
(1981, c1953.). Capt. Nat Herreshoff, the wizard of Bristol : the life and achievements of Nathanael Greene Herreshoff, together with an account of some of the yachts he designed / by L. Francis Herreshoff.. New York: Sheridan House,, p. 128-29.
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