COUNTESS OF DUFFERIN

Countess of DufferinFirst Canadian challenger for America's Cup 1876

Countess of Dufferin, was the last of the challenging schooners. Major Charles Gifford, vice commodore of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club of Toronto, who was the head of a syndicate or stock company with John Bell, Murray Geddes and brothers Fred and Allan Lucas, formed to build the Countess of Dufferin.

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Countess of Dufferin ready for launching at CobourgThe last of the challenging schooners for America's Cup

The first Canadian challenge was received in April, 1876, from Major Charles Gifford, vice commodore of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club of Toronto, who was the head of a syndicate or stock company, formed to build the Countess of Dufferin.

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