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Detail - Hull 771

Original Name:QuestCurrent Name:Silhouette
Hull No:771Home Port:Clayton, NY
Contracted By:D. BaconCurrent Owner(s):Antique Boat Museum
Contract Date:8/16/1915Owner Since:2015
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:28
Original Rig:J&M
Current Rig:gaff
Original Price:$550Restored By:Stanley Pendleton (2000)
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.
D. Bacon  Quest 
 ???? - 1999Niantic, CTPatience II 
Stanley Pendleton1999 - 2000Islesboro, MEPatience II 
Alden Bryan2000 - 2015Williston, VTSilhouette 

2015.12.04: "In July 2015, the ABM acquired Silhouette from Judge Bryan for use in its in water fleet. The boat will be used to give museum visitors rides and to educate and train the next generation of young sailors." (source: submitted online) previous note: Original owner Daniel Bacon was a member of the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club in New York. [Until 2015 the boat was] owned by Alden Bryan, a superior court judge in Vermont. Judge Bryan bought it through Pendleton Yacht Yard after they had completely restored it in 2000. It is now in excellent condition and sails on Lake Champlain. Stanley Pendleton converted itís then marconi rig to itís current gaff rig (as it was originally) when he restored it.

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