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Detail - Hull 762

Original Name:NettleCurrent Name:Nettle
Hull No:762Home Port:Mystic, CT
Contracted By:C.F. AdamsCurrent Owner(s):Mystic Seaport Museum
Contract Date:11/14/1914Owner Since:1963
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Sub-Class:original 20
Original Rig:J&M
Current Rig:Gaff
Original Price:$420Restored By:Mystic Seaport (1977)
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.
C.F. Adams1915 - 1963 Nettle 

Original owner Charles Francis Adams of Boston, Marblehead, Cohasset, and Concord was the skipper of Resolute in 1914 and 1920, and the skipper of Yankee in 1930 and 1934. He bought the boat for his daughter Catherine, and donated to her to Mystic Seaport in 1963.

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