1913 Racing Season Summary

Statistics

1. January 12   Portland Motor Boat Club Match Race Portland, Oregon
2. June 7 * Columbia Yacht Club New York, New York
3. July 5   Pacific Coast Championship Astoria, Oregon
4. July 19   Golden Potlatch Free For All Seattle, Washington
5. July 19   Golden Potlatch 26 Foot Class Seattle, Washington
6. July 19   1000 Island Y.C. Gold Cup Elimination Alexandria Bay, N.Y.
7. July 28   International Trophy Toledo, Ohio
8. July 29   Perry Centennial Free For All Toledo, Ohio
9. July 29   Perry Centennial 20 Foot Class Toledo, Ohio
10. July 29   Perry Centennial 26 Foot Class Toledo, Ohio
11. August 2   Put-In-Bay Free For All-Hydroplanes Put-In-Bay, Chio
12. August 2   A.P.B.A. Gold Cup Alexandria Bay, N.Y.
13. August 18   Chicago Carnival 20 Foot Class Chicago, Illinois
14. August 19   Chicago Carnival 26 Foot Class Chicago, Illinois
15. August 20   Chicago Carnival 32 Foot Class Chicago, Illinois
16. August 23   Wrigley Trophy Chicago, Illinois
17. August 29   Webb Trophy Keokuk, Iowa
18. August 29   Mississippi Valley P.B.A. Class E Keokuk, Iowa
19. September 4   Chamber of Commerce Trophy Buffalo, New York
20. September 5   E.R. Thomas Trophy Buffalo, New York
21. September 6   Stuart Blackton Trophy Buffalo, New York
22. September 12   Harmsworth Trophy Cowes, England
23. September 27   Kansas City Yacht Club Championship Kansas City, Missouri
24. September 29   Manufacturer's Trophy Louisville, Kentucky
    [Meaning of "*" unknown]

 

  Date   Winner Driver
1. January 12   Oregon Wolf II Orth Mathiot
2. June 7 * Gunfire W.T. Brainer
3. July 5   Oregon Kid Milt Smith
4. July 19   Oregon Kid Wilbur Smith
5. July 19   Oregon Kid Wilbur Smith
6. July 19   Mit III Harold Hayden
7. July 28   Peter Pan V (2) Johnny Schraefer
8. July 29   Kitty Hawk V Freeman Monroe
9. July 29   Hazel II A.E. Smith
10. July 29   Kitty Hawk Jr. H.H. Timken
11. August 2   Peter Pan V (2) James Simpson
12. August 2   Ankle Deep Casimir Mankowski
13. August 18   Baby Speed Demon Jack Beebe
14. August 19   Baby Speed Demon Jack Beebe
15. August 20   Oregon Kid S.F. Brock
16. August 23   Disturber III James Pugh
17. August 29   Oregon Kid Harry Groat
18. August 29   Oregon Kid S.F. Brock
19. September 4   Baby Speed Demon Jay Smith
20. September 5   Baby Reliance II (3) Bernard Smith
21. September 6   Haida Papoose II Max Fleischman
22. Sepeember 12   Maple Leaf IV Tom Sopwith
23. September 27   Haida Papoose II Jay Smith
24. September 29   Haida Papoose II Jay Smith
    [Meaning of "*" unknown]

 

  Built   Boat High Points Total
1. (1912) C Ankle Deep 1018
2. (1913) A Baby Reliance II (3) 856
3. (1913) B P.D.Q. Ill 683
4. (1912) C Maple Leaf IV 680
5. (1913) A Baby Speed Demon 634
6. (1913) A Haida Papoose II 530
7. (1913) C Crusader 486
8. (1913) A Hazel II 406
9. (1913) A Despujols I 388
10. (1913) A Mit III 369
11. (1912) C Disturber III 361
12. (1913)   Peter Pan V (2) 360
13. (1913) A Kitty Hawk V 320
14. (1913)   Izitie 291
15. (1913) A Little Joker 261
16. (1913) B Hydro Bullet 241
17. (1913) B Van Blerck 228
18. (1913) A Despujols II 194
19. (1913) A Barnacle 192
20. (1912) A Baby Reliance 90
21. (1912) B Baby Reliance III (2) 90
22. (1912) C Oregon Wolf II 000
23. (1913) A Sand Burr III 000
24. (1913) A Whiz Jr. 000
10. Former Bear Cat A - 20 Foot Class
B - 26 Foot Class
C - 32 Foot Class

 

  Driver High Points Total
1. Casimir Mankowski 892
2. Tom Sopwith 616
3. Jay Smith 578
4. Graham Miles 559
5. Max Fleischman 530
6. Bernard Smith 360
7. Harold Hayden 302
8. James Pugh 294
9. Girard Bouvet 291
10. Johnny Schraefer 270
11. Mr. Manville 292
12. Victor Despujols 227
13. Noel Robbins 227
14. Ferdinand Ibsen 199
15. Earl Deakin 181
16. Stuart Blackton 176
17. A.E. Smith 168
18. C.V. Cooper 96
19. Adam Weckler 88
20. Jack Beebe 84
21. S.F. Brock 30
22. Harry Ford 00
23. Orth Mathiot 00
24. James Simpson 00
25. A.K. White 00
26. Johnny Wolff 00

 

As a vestige of the recent past entries were distinguished by length classes. Soon this distinction became irrelevant and was discarded.

[Statistics from Greene, V.1]