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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 897 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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RACES FOR THE AMERICA'S CUP Date. Name. Tonnage. Course. Allows ElapseTime.d CTime.orrected 1 Wins by M. S. H. M. S. H. M. S. M. S. Aug. 22, 1851 America 170 From Cowes around Isle of Wight (Aurora .. 10 37 0 10 37 0 18 0 Aug. 8, 1870 Aurora 47 second). .. 10 55 0 10 55 0 39 12.7 Oct. 16, 1871 Magic 97.2 N.Y.Y.C. Course (Cambria tenth). .. 4 7 54 3 58 26 27 4 Oct. i8, 1871 Cambria 227.6 N.Y.Y.C. Course. • • 4 34 57 4 37 38 10 331 Oct. 19, 1871 Columbia 220 20 miles to windward off Sandy Hook Light- .. 6 17 42 6 19 1 15 10 Oct. 21, 1871 Livonia 280 ship and return. .. 6 43 0 6 46 45 33 21 Oct. 23, 1871 Columbia 220 N.Y.Y.C. Course (Columbia disabled). .. 3 1 33i 3 7 411 25 27 Aug. 11, 1876 Livonia 280 20 miles to windward off Sandy Hook Lightship .. 3 6 491 3 18 151 10 59 Aug. 12, 1876 Livonia 280 and return. .. 3 53 5 4 2 25 27 14 Nov. 9, 1881 Columbia 220 N.Y.Y.C. Course. .. 4 12 38 4 17 35 28 2o'-F Nov. lo, 1881 Sappho 310 N.Y.Y.C. Course. • • 5 33 24 5 36 2 38 54 Sept. 14, 1885 Livonia 28o 20 miles to windward off Sandy Hook Lightship •. 6 4 38 6 9 23 16 19 Sept. 16, 1885 Sappho 310 and return. • • 4 38 5 4 46 17 138 Sept. 9, 1886 Livonia 28o N.Y.Y.C. Course. .. 5 4 41 5 11 44 12 2 Sept. 11, 1886 Madeleine 151.49 16 miles to leeward from Buoy 5 off Sandy Hook .. 5 24 55 5 23 54 29 9 Sept. 27, 1887 C'tess.of Dufferin 138.20 and return. .. 5 34 53 5 34 53 19 234 Sept. 30, 1887 Madeleine 151.49 N.Y.Y.C. Course. .. 7 19 47 7 18 46 II 481 C'tess.of Dufferin 138.20 20 miles to leeward off Sandy Hook Lightship .. 7 46 0 7 46 0 Mischief 79.27 and return. .. 4 17 9 4 17 9 Atlanta 84 N.Y.Y.C. Course. .. 4 48 24i 4 45 294 Mischief 79.27 20 miles to leeward off Sandy; Hook Lightship 0 28 4 54 53 4 54 53 Atlanta 84 and return. .. 5 36 52 5 33 47 Puritan 140 N.Y.Y.C. Course. 0 38 6 6 5 6 6 5 Genesta 80 20 miles to windward off Scotland Lightship .. 6 22 52 6 22 24 Puritan 140 and return. 0 38 5 3 14 5 3 14 Genesta 8o .. 5 5 20 5 4 52 Mayflower 171.74 o 39 5 26 41 5 26 41 Galatea 171.14 •. 5 39 21 5 38 43 Mayflower 171.74 0 5 6 49 0 6 49 4 Galatea 171.14 0 6 7 18 48 7 18 9 Volunteer 209.08 4 53 18 4 53 18 Thistle 253.94 5 12 46i 5 12 411 Volunteer 209.08 5 42 561 5 42 564 Thistle 253.94 5 54 51 5 54 45 Sailing Length. Oct. 7, 1893 Vigilant 96.78 15 miles to windward off Scotland Lightship andl M. S. H. M. S. H. M. S. M. S. Oct. 9, 1893 Valkyrie II. 93.11 return. .. 4 5 47 4 5 47 5 48 Oct. 13, 1893 Vigilant 96.78 Course—equilateral triangle—3o miles. 1 48 4 13 23 4 11 35 10 35 Sept. 7, 1895 Valkyrie II. 93.11 15 miles to windward off Scotland Lightship and .. 3 25 I 3 25 I 0 40 Sept. 10, 1895 Vigilant 96.78 return. 148 3 37 24 3 35 36 8 49 Sept. 12, 1895 Valkyrie II. 93.57* 15 miles to windward off Scotland Lightship and .. 3 24 39 3 24 39 0 47 Oct. 16, 1899 Defender 100.36 return. 133 3 26 52 3 25 19 10 8 Oct. 17, 1899 Valkyrie III. lox .49 Course—equilateral triangle—3o miles. o 29 5 0 24 4 59 55 6 34 Oct. 20, 1899 Defender I0o.36 15 miles to windward and return from Sandy • • 5 8 44 5 8 44 120 Sept. 28, 1901 Valkyrie III. 101.49 Hook Lightship. 0 29 3 56 25 3 55 56 3 35 Oct. 3, 1901 Defender 100.36 I5 miles E.S.E. from Sandy Hook Lightship and • • 3 55 9f 3 55 9 C 41 Oct. 4, 1901 Valkyrie III. 101.49 return—3o miles. 0 29 4 44 12 4 43 43 7 3 Aug. 22, 1903 Columbia 102.135 10 miles triangular from Sandy Hook Lightship .. 1 4 53 53 1 19 Aug. 25, 1903 Shamrock 101.092 -3o miles. o 6 4 53 53 5 4 I . . Sept. 3, 1903 Columbia 102.135 15 miles S. by W. from Sandy Hook Lightship o 6 5 4 7 3 38 9 Shamrock 101.092 and return—3o miles. o 16 3 37 0 3 44 43 Columbia 102.135 15 miles E. by S. from Sandy Hook Lightship o 43 § 4 30 24 Shamrock 102.565 and return—3o miles. . . 3 3$ 25 4 31 44 Columbia 102.355 Course—equilateral triangle—3o miles. 0 43 3 44 43 3 12 35 Shamrock II. 103.79 15 miles S.S.E. from Sandy Hook Lightship and .. 4 31 7 3 16 to Columbia 102.355 return—3o miles. o 43 4 31 44 4 32 57 Shamrock II. 103.79 15 miles to windward and return—3o miles. . . 3 13 18 4.33 38 Columbia 102.355 Course—equilateral triangle—3o miles. . . 3 16 l0 3 32 17 Shamrock II. 103.79 15 miles t0 windward and return—3o miles. 157 4 33 40 3 39 20 Reliance 108.41 . 4 33 38 3 14 54 Shamrock III. 104.37 157 3 32 17 3 16 12 Reliance 108.41 . . 3 41 17 4 28 0 Shamrock III. 104.37 1 57 3 14 54 finish. Reliance 108.39 3 18 lo Shamrock III. 104.37 4 28 0 Did not * Remcasurcd. f Disqualified for fouling " Defender." t Withdrew on ca.ossing the line. § Carried away topmast and withdrew. (B. H.-S.)
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