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
    fltLatitude: 45.0631956321895
    Latitude: 45.0631956321895 Longitude: -83.4299175872803
Donor:
Dennis Knechtel
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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

Yacht WINYAH in the Thunder Bay River
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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.