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Detail - Hull 1129

Status:FOUNDRecent Update:2019.01.09
Original Name:SurpriseCurrent Name:Surprise
Hull No:1129Home Port:Newport, RI
Contracted By:Reginald Bishop LanierCurrent Owner(s):Fred Roy
Contract Date:1/6/1930Owner Since:1985
Class:S ClassSail Number:5
Sub-Class:Fleet:Narragansett Bay
Original Rig:J&MYacht Club:NYC
Current Rig:
Original Price:$4,100Restored By:
LOA:27 ft. 6 in.Maintained By:
LWL:20 ft. 6 in.Notes:
Beam:7 ft. 2 in.
Draft:4 ft. 9 in.
Other Resources:HCR
Gallery / Galleries:
Provenance: as PDF with sources - 1129.pdf
    by Ken Upham

OwnerYearsLocationBoat NameSail No.
Reginald Bishop Lanier1930 - 1939Newport, RISurprise 
Steve E. Kindelan1943 - 1948Narragansett BaySurprise5
Prescott Gustavson1949 - 1950Narragansett BaySurprise5
John R. White, Jr.1951 - 1960Bristol, RISurprise5
Linval Harvey1960 - 1961South Swansea, MASurprise5
James F. Donovan, Jr.1962South Swansea, MASurprise5
Bill Warren1966 - 1967Narragansett Bay, RISurprise5
Dick Devoe1969Narragansett BaySurprise5
Dave Swanson1971 - 1984Narragansett BaySurprise5

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