RESOLUTE

1920 America's Cup defender

Resolute was designed by Nathanael Greene Herreshoff and built by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company in 1914 for defend the Cup in 1914. She was christened by Grace Vanderbilt and launched on April 25, 1914. In the 1914 America's Cup defender selection trials, skippered by Charles Francis Adams III, she beat Vanitie and Defiance.

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Resolute - The Mariners' MuseumThe last defender designed by Nathanael Greene Herreshoff

The Resolute was designed and built by Nathanael Greene Herreshoff for a syndicate of New York Yacht Club members headed by Henry Walters and composed by John Pierpont Morgan, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Frederick G. Bourne, George F. Baker, Jr., Arthur Curtiss James, Harold S. Vanderbilt, Richard T. Crane, Payne to defend the America's cup against the Shamrock IV. in 1914.

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