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Detail - Hull 1453

Original Name:Current Name:Yankee
Hull No:1453Home Port:Bristol, RI
Contracted By:F.B. BardenCurrent Owner(s):Herreshoff Marine Museum
Contract Date:5/20/1938Owner Since:2012
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Original Rig:
Current Rig:Gaff
Original Price:$890Restored By:Daniel W. Shea, Jr. (2017)
LOA:15 ft. 10 in.Maintained By:
LWL:12 ft. 6 in.Notes:
Beam:5 ft. 10 in.
Draft:2 ft. 5 in.
Other Resources:HCR
Gallery / Galleries:

OwnerYearsLocationBoat NameSail No.
F.B. Barden    
Rivendell Marine1999 - 2004Bourne, MAWee Tot 
Breene Kerr2004 - 2012Brooklin, MEYankee 

It is in excellent condition. Rivendell took ownership after the prior owner could not pay his yard bills. The Herreshoff Marine Museum acquired the boat in late 2012 with the intention of using her in the sailing program.

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