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Detail - Hull 991

Original Name:BulldogCurrent Name:Bulldog
Hull No:L91Home Port:Bristol, RI
Contracted By:J. Herbert BrownCurrent Owner(s):Herreshoff Marine Museum
Contract Date:12/14/1925Owner Since:1978
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Original Rig:Leg O' Mutto
Current Rig:Marconi
Original Price:$1,000Restored By:
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.
J. Herbert Brown  Bulldog 
Henry L. Maxwell    
William J. Strawbridge1938 - 1978Northeast Harbor, MEHeffalump 

This boat is on exhibit at the Herreshoff Marine Museum. It has a square-profile tiller, and the rear deck is canvas-covered. The name on the transom is ‘Heffalump’. It was one of the 6 boats in the Larchmont class. It was sold by Henry L. Maxwell to William J. Strawbridge in 1938. It was donated to the museum by Mr. Strawbridge in 1978. The boat has a Leg O’ Mutton (Marconi) rig, and was the 7th boat to be so configured.

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