Outing Volume 6

Outing Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...boat 16 feet, with 3 feet draught and 5.; beam, and rocker-keel (an experiment), and expected to be very fast. J. G. Fay, of Southampton, England, has built a 47-ton cutter for George H. Warren, Boston. She is 79 feet over all, 65 feet water-line, 13U feet beam, Ioj-sj feet draught. She is named Stranger, and is enrolled in the Eastern Club. The Herreshoff Company, of Bristol, R.I., has built a steam-yacht for George Gordon King, of New York. She is named Ladoga, and is 97 feet over all, 92 feet water-line, 13 feet beam, 7 feet 8 inches deep, and 4'.2 feet draught; compound engine, cylinders 14 inches, and stroke 14 inches; boilers, vertical coil, 69X69. The Herreshoff Company has built a steam-yacht for Charles Kellogg, of Athens, N.Y. She is 90 feet over all, 85 feet water-line, 11 jo feet beam, 7 feet 8 inches deep, and 4J2 feet draught, with engines and boiler the same as Mr. King's Ladoga. The same company has built a steam-yacht which is enrolled by Mr. Herreshoff in the Boston Yacht Club. Her name is Stiletta. She is 94 feet over all, 90 feet waterline, 11 y2 feet beam, and 4% feet draught, compound engine, 12 and 21 inch cylinders, with 12-inch stroke, vertical-coil boiler 7 by 7. On her trial trip she proved the fastest boat afloat, making 2215/ioo miles per hour. F. C. Smith, of New Bedford, has built a cruiser for 1). W. Tryon, of New York. She is 24 feet over all, 21 Z, feet water-line, 10 feet beam, and 9 feet on water, 3., feet draught, with 3,000 pounds of ballast. Her name is Alice. J. Kidd & Co., of Marcus Hook, Pa., has built a steam-yacht for Mr. Betz, of Philadelphia, 100 feet deck, 93 feet water-line, 15l. feet beam, 10 feet deep. Thomas Fearone, of Yonkers, has built two catamarans, --one for Stephen L). Field, of New..show more

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  • Paperback | 572 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 1,007g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236642805
  • 9781236642806