Historic Sailing Collection – 1917 – 1934

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection. Date created: 1917 – 1934 (approximate)


A collection of over 1,600 historic pictures of Marblehead and other New England sailing community during the early part of the 1900s.


The Collection includes, L.F. Herreshoff’s Bounty, C, Raymond Hunt’s Q – boat Falcon, J’s, 8’s, 6’s, I’s, Dragon’s, Q-boat 9 Bat owned and sailed by Charles Frances Adams, Secretary of Navy, Stars, Triangles, 1929 – Elizabeth Hovey sailing in International Races off Marblehead, 110s, 210s, Sonders etc….. One of the finest galleries of Vintage boats of this era!


(viewer format – place cursor on picture then use east/west arrows to scroll through pictures)

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