108 foot yacht built by Theodore Durand

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108 foot yacht built by Theodore Durand - LAXTNCmyQ TUB FED ALMA. The new steam yaoht...
LAXTNCmyQ TUB FED ALMA. The new steam yaoht Fedalma, built for ex-Commodore ex-Commodore ex-Commodore E. M. Brown, of tbe New-York New-York New-York Yacht Club, was uooefully launched yesterday yesterday afternoon at tbe foot of East Twelf th-street, th-street, th-street, There were a number of ladle and gentlemen present to witness the launch, and among tba l?ltSr TT X' ?- ?- Arten, John 8. Dlckerson. John H. Bird, 8. T. Lipoln-sott, Lipoln-sott, Lipoln-sott, Phil" Ellsworth. H. FiA,ient Cheater Griawold. At preclaely 6.-08 6.-08 6.-08 the Fedalma started on ber plunge Into the water, and balf a minute later was floating up the bosom of tbe river about 200 yard from (bore. A h started Mr. Brown's young daughter. Mia Emily L. Brown, broke a Dottle of champagne over tbe starboard bow. .The Fedalma Is a pretty craft. She Is painted black above tbe water line, with two line of gold below the bulwark. She was designed by Capt. Phil" Ellsworth and built by Theodore Durand, H. F. Allen acting aa engineer of construction construction for Mr. Brown. She U 100 feet ever all. 20 feet beam, aod about 8 feet draft. Tbe proportion of beam to lenath is greater than common In steam yaobt construction, and bence she is something or a new departure. She baa a flush deck and much deckhouse room. Her Interior work la hardly more than begun. John Williamson is doing tne joiner work. None of ber machinery exoept the.se raw haa yet been put in. Her engine, wblcb were designed by A. A. Wlllaon. of Green point, and . built by N. F. Palmer at Co., of this city, are of tha com. pound fore and art tandem type, with two cylinders . respectively of 14 and $4 Inches In diameter, witb 20-inob 20-inob 20-inob atroke. .She will have an upright tubular boiler or cthe Hasleton make, and Is expected to make about 14 mile an hour. Her rklpper will be Capt. Geore-e Geore-e Geore-e W. Comstock. who has commanded all of Mr. Brown's yacht.

Clipped from The New York Times13 May 1886, ThuPage 8

The New York Times (New York, New York)13 May 1886, ThuPage 8
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