ARA, 211'9" motor yacht, before 1922

black-and-white photograph

unidentified phographer
before 1922
emulsion on photographic paper
5 x 7 x 0 in.

5x7 print made by an unidentified photographer before the reconditioning of the 211'9" vessel, ARA, from military use in World War I to private use. Reconditioned in 1922 and relaunched in 1923 with diesel power. Listed in Lloyds 1923 with the owner being W. K. Vanderbilt, Jr.. View of vessel underway; starboard bow view with a gun forward and military sailors aft. On surface of print lower left, "59032". On verso in red ink in center, "Please return to / TAMS & KING / 250 PARK AVENUE / New York City." Material originally found in a box labeled, "Tams & King" in the Rosenfeld Collection. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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