Document No 1483: Columbia

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AUTEUR : John S. Johnston

REF : 757

EDITION : 1899

BATEAUX : COLUMBIA

DATE : 02 Aug 1899

COURSE : 0

DESCRIPTION SITE :

"757," "Beacham on 2nd race," and "Johnston" on negative. "Aug. 2" on jacket. Possibly Larchmont Yacht Club; cf. negative D4-62239.

NOTES AMERICA-SCOOP :

THE COLUMBIA IS DISABLED; Steel Mast Breaks During Race with the Defender. SHROUD WAS OUT OF POSITION Columbia Had Three Minute Lead at the Time.

NEWPORT, Aug. 2. -- A most unfortunate accident to the Columbia to-day marred the pleasure of what promised to be a thorough test of the relative speed of that boat and the Defender in a nice topsail breeze, and late this afternoon the new boat was towed up to her builders' works at Bristol a total wreck above decks.

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Library of Congress 1024 814 http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/det1994019141/PP/