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Detail - Hull 1489

Original Name:Current Name:Aurea
Hull No:1489Home Port:New London, CT
Contracted By:Francis WilliamsCurrent Owner(s):Dick Humphreville
Contract Date:5/26/1939Owner Since:1983
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Original Rig:
Current Rig:Marconi
Original Price: Restored By:Self (1989)
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.
Francis Williams    
F. Wilson1940 - 1974   
Mystic Seaport1974 - 1978   
John Merrill1978 - 1983Riverside, CTHappy II 

Dick Humphreville is a cabinet-maker restored this boat himself. He bought on 5/15/1983 for $2500. It got smashed on the beach during a storm on 10/30/1988. He replanked it in mahogany.

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