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Detail - Hull 1299

 
Status:FOUND
 
Original Name:Current Name:Bunky
Hull No:1299Home Port:Brooklin, ME
Contracted By:R.F. HerrickCurrent Owner(s):Phil & Margot Case
Contract Date:7/13/1936Owner Since:????
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Sub-Class:
Original Rig:
Current Rig:Marconi
Original Price:$895Restored By:Brion Rieff (1995)
LOA:15 ft. 10 in.Maintained By:
LWL:12 ft. 6 in.Notes:
Beam:5 ft. 10 in.
Draft:2 ft. 5 in.
Designer:NGH
Other Resources:
Gallery / Galleries:
 
Provenance:

OwnerYearsLocationBoat NameSail No.
R.F. Herrick    
Alan Bemis1945 - ????Brooklin, MEBunky 

Margot has sailed BUNKY since the 1940’s. She was originally built for the Herreshoff family and named after Nat Herreshoff’s grandson Bunky, the name she still carries today. Margot’s father, Alan Bemis, purchased BUNKY in 1944 or 1945 and she was sailed to Maine from around Cape Cod by an old Maine skipper that fall. She has been at High Head ever since. BUNKY was rebuilt in 1995 by Brion Rieff of Brooklin, ME.





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