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International RuleFirst Rule
Current Statusin very bad condition - to be refitted
Current LocationAnzio
Current CountryIT
DesignerAnker & Jensen
Design / Project#132
BuilderAnker & Jensen
Length Overall18.99 m.
Waterline12.40 m.
Beam3.60 m.
Draught2.50 m.
Sail Area242 sq.m. (1920) - 187 sq.m. (1937) - 136 sq.m. (1955)
Original OwnerWilliam Wilhehelmsen
Original NameCORONA
Other NamesHawaii VI (1938) - Oslo (1957) Stormsvala (1961)
Original CountryNO
Original HomeportTornsberg
Owner Details & History

It is supposed to have been built according to the International First Rule but she has never been rated as a 12mR.

1913 - 1938 W. Wilhehelmsen - name Corona - home port: Tonsberg (Norway). Rig: yawl, converted in 1920 to a cutter. In 1937 altered to a Bermudan cutter.

1938 - 1952 Arthur J. Bossum - new name: Hawaii VI - home port: Oslo (Norway).

1948 - 1954 Ema Bossum - according to KNS (Royal Norwegian Sailing Federation) archives she owned the yacht before the year indicated by Lloyd's Register. She is listed as a Twelve in the KNS Registry.

1954 - 1955 E. Gjolberg - engine installed in 1954.

1955 - 1957 Biorn Ruud-Pedersen.

1957 - 1959 Jack Donley - new name: Oslo. Apparently sold to US in 1959. Disappeared off record. Rumors say that she was owned by the famous American writer Arthur Miller and that she was moored at a Seine quay in Paris.

<1961 - 1963 Henrj H. Wolff - new name: Srormsvala - home port: Cherbourg and Cannes (France).

1964 - 1969 J.M. Brunet et Jean Rudel.

since 1970 Disappeared off the records. Howard Dilday, leaving in Rome (Italy) - new name: Xenon - British flag.

She is in very, very  bad conditions outside the Gallinari Yard in Anzio (Italy).



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