Yacht WINYAH in the Thunder Bay River
Description
Media Type
Image
Ship
Item Type
Negatives
Description
The yacht DUNGENESS was constructed in Maryland and delivered in 1894 as Andrew Carnegie's private yacht. Frank W. Fletcher purchased the yacht in 1898 and brought it to Alpena on Lake Huron, renaming it WINYAH. At 115 feet, it was one of the most elegant and showiest vessels of the time. A beautiful painted-top table, part of the yacht's original furnishings, is in the collection of the Besser Museum for Northeast Michiga.
Date of Original
c 1900
Dimensions
Width: 5351 px
Height: 3342 px
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 5351px
Image Height: 3342px
Subject(s)
Collection
Knechtel Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Thunder Bay River:
    Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.0631956321895 Longitude: -83.4299175872803
Donor
Dennis Knechtel
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Knechtel Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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Yacht WINYAH in the Thunder Bay River


The yacht DUNGENESS was constructed in Maryland and delivered in 1894 as Andrew Carnegie's private yacht. Frank W. Fletcher purchased the yacht in 1898 and brought it to Alpena on Lake Huron, renaming it WINYAH. At 115 feet, it was one of the most elegant and showiest vessels of the time. A beautiful painted-top table, part of the yacht's original furnishings, is in the collection of the Besser Museum for Northeast Michiga.