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ATALANTA

Year1917
International RuleFirst Rule
Current Statusbroken up?
Current Locationunknown
Current Countryunknown
DesignerJohan Anker
BuilderAnker & Jensen
Waterline13.03 m.
Beam3.35 m.
Constructionwood on steel frames
Original OwnerHenrik Ostervold (since 1920)
Original NameATALANTA
Original CountryNO
Original HomeportBergen
Original Sail NumberK 5
Owner Details & History

Built according to the International First Rule
1917 - 1922 Henrik Ostervold - name ATALANTA - home port: Bergen (Norway) - rigging: bermudan cutter. Winner of the 1920 Olympic Games First International Rule category. In the 1920 Olympic Games two gold metals were awarded: one for the Twelves designed according to the first version of the Rule and the other for those designed after the 1919 Rule revision. Only two Twelves raced, however, one in each category, and both were Norwegian, the second Twelve being Heira, built by Johan Anker.

1923 - 1924 Alfred C. Adams and J.R. Piper - home port: Colchester (Great Britain) In 1923 she entered in the Burnham Week performing well although outclassed by Noreen and Vanity

1925 J.R. Piper (sole owner) - home port: London (Great Britain)

1926 - 1929 W.F. McAusland

1930 - 1931 C.H. Chapman Since 1930 registered in the Lloyd's Register as "formerly International Rating Class 12 Metre"

1931 Engine installed

1932 disappeared from Lloyd's Register


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