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Vessel Name:Atalanta
Builder:C. & W. Bailey
Place built:Auckland
Year built:1894
Construction:Centreboarder with a lead keel shoe
Rig:Gaff cutter
Owners:Wellington Classic Yacht Trust (Wellington, 2013-); Julian Matson (Marlborough and Port Chalmers, ca. 1980-2013); Bob Harris (Wellington, 1974-ca. 1980): Pat Millar (Wellington, 1962 - 1974); Jack Cox (Wellington, 19??-1962); Hugh Askew (Wellington, ca. 1945-1951); Cliff Cunningham (Wellington, ca1937-1944); M. Y. Lamb (Wellington, 1936-??); Basil Tonks and McCrory (Wellington, ??-1931-1936); Fred Hendry (Wellington, ??-1928-??);  Hill Brothers (Wellington, 1921-1926-??); Hill and Walker/Adams (Wellington, 1920-??); D. Beaumont, Ralph Aslin, and D. Porter  (Wellington, 1913-1920); Messrs Jones and Ingram (Wellington, 19??-1913); W. Hales (Wellington, 1902-1909-??); Otto Schwartz (Wellington, 1897-1902); Winstanley (Wellington, 1895-1897);  Charles Canning & Smith (Napier, 1894-1895)

Notes:Donated to WCYT by Julian Matson 2013. Centreboard configuration changed to external lead ballast 1914. Auxilliary (Overlander 4 cyl.) added 1927. Converted to Bermuda rig 1938. Lead external ballast lowered and rig increased 1945. Fred Hendry was VC of RPNYC. Often referred to as "Atlanta".
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Photo source:Alexander Turnbull Library