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Detail - Hull 1014

Status:FOUNDRecent Update:2019.03.13
Original Name:ProntoCurrent Name:SILHOUETTE
Hull No:1014Home Port:Surry, ME
Contracted By:Elizabeth BealeCurrent Owner(s):Millard F. (Mike) Coffin
Contract Date:7/16/1926Owner Since:2010
Class:S ClassSail Number:4
Sub-Class:Bar Harbor "S" ClassFleet:Maine
Original Rig:J&MYacht Club:Is Sailing Club
Current Rig:
Original Price:$4,100Restored By:IYRS (2004 - 2006)
Restoration Quarterly
LOA:27 ft. 6 in.Maintained By:
LWL:20 ft. 6 in.Notes:
Hull restored by IRYS in 2004. Restoration completed 2006.
Beam:7 ft. 2 in.
Draft:4 ft. 9 in.
Other Resources:HCR
Gallery / Galleries:
Online Video:Daysailing a Herreshoff S-Boat
Provenance: as PDF with sources - 1014.pdf
    by K. Upham & M. Coffin

OwnerYearsLocationBoat NameSail No.
Mrs. William Gerrish (Elizabeth) Beale1926 - 1929Bar Harbor, MEPronto 
Schuyler Scheffelin1929 - 1930Bar Harbor, MEPronto15
Miss Betty Espy1931Bar Harbor, MEPronto 
Walter S. Finlay Jr. & Henry Perkins Finlay1933 - 40Bar Harbor & WLISCHARM2
Franklin I. Saemann1945WLISCHARM 
Deane K. Fox1949 - 1958WLISVIXEN2
U.S. Navy Special Service1958 - 1967Narragansett BaySILHOUETTE / VIXEN4
Warren Deines1969 - 1970Narragansett BaySILHOUETTE4
Ted Deignan1971Narragansett BayWHOOLEY4
Jeff Jacques1972 - 1974Narragansett BayTUDOR TAVERN4
Carl Rossi1974 - 1982Narragansett BayNIMBUS4
Ernest Rowell1982 - 1984Narragansett BaySILHOUETTE4
John Fox1986 - 1983Narragansett BaySILHOUETTE / GUST4
William Fowler1993 - ????Narragansett BaySILHOUETTE4
Rick Thurston???? - ????   
Barker, MacNeil, Wilhelm, & Hallock1997 SILHOUETTE 
James D. Phyfe2006 - 2009 SILHOUETTE4

Photo courtesy Claas van der Linde

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