Steam yacht built by Theodore Durand. 120 feet long. Steam and sail

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Steam yacht built by Theodore Durand. 120 feet long. Steam and sail - 1 DOIUMS TACHT UUcl She Had te be ks > kf > Of...
1 DOIUMS TACHT UUcl She Had te be ks > kf > Of is Her Ont dlebt She Ot OaT All RUkt With tho trhltoBtArrrxl bluo Union Jack floating over her bow and the American ysoht ensign fluttering from the Ior B Greiror Dornnb Narod was launched Dorln new stonm yacht Nar launche from John EoBllsi shipyard In Groonpolnt at 618 oclock yesterday afternoon In the pre once of 600 persona A hundred guests of the owner who Is I member of the Stock E chance wore In the cabin on the dock and In the pilot IIOUBO when the last keel block was knocked out nnd the workmen began t wedge up undor the yachts bow to start her Iratfihodld not start for some minutes find then only whon the owner and a dozon friends began to raco for and aft on deck t shake the yacht In her cradle Slowly and gracefully she slid down the wollttroased ways The tide had fallen considerably but there was water enough to launch her successfully Ethel Doran the owners pretty soenyearold daughter chrtstonod the yacht but the quart bottle of wino Instead of holnff broken on the bow slipped overboard during tho excitement of the moment Mr Dora fired a brass cannon cannon aB moment on an eon kotL On board the Narodwpro Dr nnd Mrs Mo DouBoll Mr nnd Mrs Kllbnurne r Do Wilt Oou orneur and Walter Morris Mr H M Kllsworth Miss Cordelia Doupborty Albert D WrlRlitMr and Jra heed Mr and Hr Appleton Appleton Inppector WillIam Bnmuol Pine David lurk Oenrco Sherwin hoary n Hunt A 8 I Hunt A Kromovor Thomas Kalis onI WUUams and II 1 Mason ll ilr loran will bo his own Captain Ho holds a masters llconeo which covers throe districts Including tho lakes nnd Atlantic coast His Itt onicor will bo E l UeKyne Tho Nards keel was laid 1 < iut all the contract calling for her completion by Fob U She was built by complotol Theodore Durand lierdlmonslonsnro Length overall 120 feet bourn 1 foot dephth 10 foot 0 I inches draught 7 feet Bbe will be schooner rigged and will carry tW9 libs Bar engine Is to bo n wondor and will drive hlr1 Is said 18 knot an hour I Is A Willa patent quadruple expansion engine ot bro power perfectly balanced and haingthro cranks on the shaft ascii ilrivon by KH independent piston Tim Indepndent whoal about 4h foot imllamoter Tho Narod was towed over to PilOt Street Now York whora she will ba fitted up I

Clipped from The Sun23 Feb 1888, ThuFirst EditionPage 6

The Sun (New York, New York)23 Feb 1888, ThuFirst EditionPage 6
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  • Steam yacht built by Theodore Durand. 120 feet long. Steam and sail

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