Title

Around the turn of the century, Deer Isle seamen manned many of the top America'

Authors

Clayton Gross

Source

Island Journal

Date

1986

Volume Number

Volume 3

Pages

43

Abstract

Around the turn of the century, Deer Isle seamen manned many of the top America's Cup racing yachts. In 1895, an all-Deer Isle crew raced the "Defender" to a defeat over the British, who forfeited, and in 1899 they defeated the Royal Ulster Yacht club of Belfast, Ireland. Details.

Subjects

Deer Isle, Yacht races

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