James Harding Virtual Exhibit

Micmac

 

Name: Micmac

Type: Yacht

Launch: 3 April 1927

Builder: Shelburne Shipbuilders, James Harding

Size: 66 x 19.8 x 11.8 (overall 94.9)

Owner: R. H. Raymond of New York, USA


Her keel is of lead, something over 36 tons in weight. Woods used include Shelburne oak, white pine, teak and ash. W. J. Roue, the famous designer of the Bluenose , was her architect. She is described as a 'palatial' yacht, with a price of $250,000.00 mentioned in a newspaper of a later date. The masts are for Marconi rig, the main being 112 feet long and the fore a few feet less. The crowd witnessing her launch numbered about 500.

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