The National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum
The Yachts: Columbia

Cup(s) Sailed: 1899 and 1901 (won)

Owners: J.Pierpont Morgan and Edwin D. Morgan

Type: Fin Keel Sloop

Designer: Nathanael Greene Herreshoff

Builder: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company

Frames: Nickel Steel

Planking Top: Steel — Supplied by Lukens

Planking Bottom: Tobin Bronze

Deck: N/A

Mast: Steel, Oregon Pine

Keel Ballast: Lead

Length: 131.7 feet

Beam: 24.2 feet

Tonnage: 102 tons

Displacement: 148.7 tons

Mast: 98.8 feet


Photograph: Columbia, 1899—Library of Congress