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Watch Hill Yacht Club, c. 1925

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Watch Hill Yacht Club, c. 1925

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Image of the Watch Hill Yacht Club, located in Westerly, R.I., c. 1925.

On July 19, 1913, a Constitution and By-Laws were adopted and the Club organized with the following officers: Commodore, W. J. Battey
Vice Commodore, F. J. Kingsbury, Jr.
Rear Commodore, Francis Dunham
Fleet Surgeon, Dr. W. R. Lewis
Secretary, F. S. Turnbull
Treasurer, C. Robinson
The racing fleet of 1913 consisted of a one design class of 12 slooprigged Swampscott Dories, 21 feet long, also a handicap class of five sloops of various lengths.
Source: Watch Hill Yacht Club: History

See also:

Westerly Town Charter (certified copy), November 5, 1968

Rhode Island Historical Preservation Commission:  Statewide Preservation Reports, 1975 - 1982

Guide to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Division of Tourism photographs

Department of Economic Development - Videotapes, Tourism, 1977-1992

Source

C#858

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

c. 1925

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Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

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jpeg

Language

eng

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photo

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"Watch Hill Yacht Club, c. 1925," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #613, http://www.sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/613 (accessed November 22, 2014).