Friday, February 24, 2017

Images of Aftermath Fire at Fox's Theatre - Artist F H Taylor - NY Daily Graphic 28 Feb 1877








Images of Aftermath Fire at Fox's Theatre - Artist F H Taylor - NY Daily Graphic 28 Feb 1877




Inquirer 26 Feb 1877



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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Yacht Corsair I - Cramp & Sons Shipyard - 1880/1898 - Renamed "Kanapha"


Steam Yacht "Corsair"


Spirit of the Times 29 May 1880





Spirit of the Times 11 March 1882

There were Four Corsairs owned by the Morgan Family.

The first Corsair launched from Cramp & Sons Shipyard in Philadelphia.

The Second built next door at Neafie and Levy Shipyard 1891, Fishtown Philadelphia.

The third in Newburgh NY and the fourth in Maine.

Corsair I sold in 1891 and name changed to Kanapha / and or / Kanaphah.



 NY World 9 Nov 1891


Lost off Cuba September 5, 1898 - Inquirer 14 Sept 1898


NY Evening Post 29June1899




http://www.maritimequest.com/yatchs/corsair_1880_page_1.htm




Cramp & Sons - Launching of Corsair and Stranger - NY Daily Graphic 28 May 1880




 Also: USS Stranger 1880-1915


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Friday, February 17, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017