Document No 3640: Columbia leading Shamrock I. at the start of the last race of 1899

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EDITION : 1899

BATEAUX : COLUMBIA SHAMROCK

DATE : 20 Oct 1899 - 11:00

COURSE : 8

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THE AMERICA'S CUP WILL REMAIN HERE; Columbia Makes it Three Straight from Shamrock. WON BY OVER SIX MINUTES

NEWPORT, R.I., Oct. 20. -- The cup is safe, and Columbia is the gem of the ocean. The yachting supremacy of the United States is just where it was before the formidable Shamrock was turned out of the brain of Will Fife of Fairlie, and there is a place for another challenger as soon as one can be found who will undertake the task of “lifting” the cup....

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