The Yacht America in the London News

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Title

The Yacht America in the London News

Subject

Yacht America

Description

The schooner was designed by George Steers for a syndicate of New York Yacht Club members headed by Commodore John Cox Stevens . The syndicate comprised Stevens, Edward A. Stevens, George Schuyler, Hamilton Wilkes, and J. Beekman Finley.

On August 22, 1851, the America won by eighteen minutes in the Royal Yacht Squadron's 53-mile (85 km) regatta around the Isle of Wight.

Date

August 20, 1851

Rights

Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of Special Collections of the S.C. Williams Library at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Identifier

SF_055

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Citation

"The Yacht America in the London News," in Stevens Digital Collections, Item #599, http://librarycollections.stevens.edu/items/show/599 (accessed September 20, 2017).

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