ENTERPRISE

Launching of Enterprise, April 14, 1930Enterprise, defender of the America's cup in 1930
Immediately after the first meeting of the America's Cup Committee, Vice-Commodore Aldrich set about forming a syndicate of seven members: Vice-Commodore Winthrop W. Aldrich, Commodore Vincent Astor, Commodore George F. Baker, Jr., Captain Floyd L. Carlisle, Commodore E. Walter Clark, Commodore Harold S. Vanderbilt.

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Interprise - America's Cup 1851-2007 Student ProjectFirst American defender of the J Class on 1930

W. Starling Burgess was requested to design and the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company to build the boat. Enterprise's lead keel was cast on October 5, 1929. She was in frame by February 1, 1930, plated by March 25, and decked by April 3.

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Harold 'Mike' Vanderbilt - Illustration for Yachting MagazineENTERPRISE

the story of the defense of the America's cup in 1930
by Harold S. Vanderbilt

Published 1931 by C. Scribner's Sons in New York, London.
Written in English.

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