N.G. Herreshoff ATHENE

N.G. Herreshoff “Athene” Specifications:

LOA: 106′ 0″ / 32.30m
LOD: 83′ 4 / 25.40m
LWL: 70′ 0″ / 21.33m
Beam: 19′ 3″ / 5.86m
Draft: 10′ 10″ (centerboarder) / 3.30m
Ballast:
Displacement: 75 gross 67 net tonnes
Sail Area: 6,000 sq ft
Yard Number: 520
Hull Material:
Rig: Cutter
Designer: N.G. Herreshoff
Built by: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol, RI
Year Built: 1899
Restored By:
Original Owner: William O. Gay, Boston, MA
Original Price: $27,125
Status: Destroyed * Sail Number:

Photo Courtesy: Charles Washburn – Great grandfather TP Burgess – Athene Owner 1908 thru 1915

Historical:

1915 – First private yacht to pass through the Panama Canal, enroute to San Francisco – Rammed in 1941 off Miami, Fl and sunk. Similar to the NYYCs seventies.

 

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