Yacht Fleetwing in the Ocean Race from Sandy Hook to the Needles, December, 1866

Object Number: CC-P-0139
About Above Photo
| CC-P-0139
Date Made
1800
to
1899
Description
Colored lithograph depicting a moment during the Great Ocean Yacht Race of 1866 between the yachts 'Henrietta,' 'Fleetwing,' and the 'Vesta,' in which the 'Fleetwing' took a sea aboard while scudding before a hard gale. The incident washed out six of her crew out of the cockpit, and she was obliged to lay for five hours. 'Henrietta' won first place and 'Fleetwing' came in second.
Major Collection
Nautical
Named Collection
Arthur H. Clark Collection

More Details

Materials
Ink, Paper
Measurements
5 1/2 in x 9 in
Nomenclature
Schooner Yachts; Great Ocean Yacht Race Of 1866
Classification
Racing
Item Count
1
Cite This Item
"Yacht Fleetwing in the Ocean Race from Sandy Hook to the Needles, December, 1866", Lithograph, 1800. MIT Museum, Cambridge MA. https://collections.mitmuseum.org/object/cc-p-0139/
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