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Catalog Number/Object ID 2001-010-070A
Object Name Plaque
Collection General Collection
Description Plaque given to The "Valkyrie" for winning the Marblehead to Halifax Race in 1949. Wood base with a brass face depicting a chart of the race and the names of the Owner, Captain and crew.
Inscribed "Won by Valkyrie, Time 53 Hrs 14 Minutes"
Subjects Yacht racing
Yacht clubs
Yachts
Date 1949
Year Range from 1949
Material Wood and brass
Dimensions H-0.625 L-7.5 D-5.625 inches
People MacDonald, John
Peach, Roy
Peach, John
Carrol, Harlin
Marcy, Dick
Brady,Mike
Sheridan, John
Coffey, Tom
Brown, Gordon
Wakelin, Ed
Wakelin, Fred
Bassett, James
Search Terms Yacht Clubs
Marblehead-Halifax Ocean Race
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Ceremonial Artifact
Condition Good