SHAMROCK III

The Old Print Shop - The launching of Shamrock IIISIR THOMAS WANTED SPEED, NOT BEAUTY

Shamrock III was launched at Dumbarton on March 17th and was immediately fitted out for a series of races with the first Shamrock which was to be used in England as a trial horse. The new boat was in charge of Captain Wringe, who had been on both the other Shamrocks though only in actual command of the second.

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Shamrock III in dry dock at Erie Basin, Aug. 17, 1903For the new boat Sir Thomas turned back to William Fife, the designer of the first Shamrock. The boat was built under lock and key, and until she was launched nothing was known of the kind of craft Fife would turn out after his experience here in the race of 1899.
Shamrock III was launched early in the season, on March 17th 1903, day of Saint Patrick, under the most successful conditions.

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SHAMROCK IIIX3D

X3D is an open standard for 3D content delivery. It is not a programming API, nor just a file format for geometry interchange.

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Shamrock III. Towed Across by Steam Yacht Erin and Old Boat by Tug Cruizer.

June 15, 1903 : Shamrock III., Sir Thomas Lipton's pride and hope, with which he expects to win back to Britain the America's Cup,...

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Photos of Shamrock, challenger of America's Cup 1899Gallery "Sir Thomas Lipton"

On April 17th, or just a month after she was launched, Shamrock III was dismasted in a race with Shamrock I. in Weymouth Bay on the south coast of England. She was carrying a club topsail at the time when a puff hit her, and the whole rig crumpled up and went over the side. Several of the crew were injured, and one man was knocked overboard and drowned.

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