1934 Havre De Grace

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Records Set at Havre de Grace

Three new official records were established July 20-21, at the Havre de Grace regatta conducted by the Havre de Grace Yacht Club. In the 125 cubic inch class Emancipator III, driven by S. Mortimer Auerbach, set a new unofficial mark of 45.068 m.p.h. on a ten-mile course. Emancipator III is a Ventnor-built boat, Gray-powered. In one-mile trials she established an official record of 50.571 m.p.h. For a distance of five miles in competition she was clocked at 45.226 m.p.h. for a new official record.

On a 20-mile course W. O. Hempstead's Dee Wite class F inboard runabout Joe Anne hit 36.779 m.p.h. In the 225 cubic inch class Chotsie VI, Florence Burnham's Century boat established a speed of 32.703 m.p.h. Both Joe Anne and Chotsie are also powered with Gray engines.

In the outboard group, Class B, Division II, Vitamin B, driven by Robert Meyer, set a new record of 44.754 m.p.h. on a five-mile course.

125 Cubic Inch Hydroplanes
(Two Heats of 10 Miles Each)
Boat—Driver Time Final Position
1st heat 2nd heat
Guppy, It. H. Dale 8:39.4 6:54.6 1
Emancipator II, Gene Apel 7:42.4 7:06.6 2
Emancipator III, S. M. Auerbach 7:38.6 DNF 3
Heat Winner's Speed 39.250 mph 43.415 mph  

 

225 Cubic Inch Hydroplane Class
(Three Heats of 10 Miles Each)
Boat—Driver Time Final Position
1st heat 2nd heat 3rd heat
Riptide, A. J. Schwarzler 16:03.4 15:23.6 18.04 1
Emancipator II, S. M. Auerbach DNS 14:25.6 14:05 2
Wilmer III, Dr. C. H. Bagley 22:26.4 15:33.8 DNF 3
Miss Westchester. E. W. Hammond DNF 20:37.8 26:34 4
Heat Winner's Speed 37.221 mph 41.609 mph 42.555 mph  

 

Gold Cup Class
(Two Heats of 10 Miles)
Driver—Boat —Time— Final Position
1st heat 2nd heat
Ernest Chase, Arctic Tern 17:41.4 13:08 1
Wm. McP. Bigelow, Palm Beach Days 19:26.6 13:40.4 2

 

National Sweepstakes Class
(Three Heats of 15 Miles Each)
Boat—Driver —— Time —— Final Position
1st heat 2nd heat 3rd heat
Melvin Crook, Betty V 15:40.6 24:17.6 16:40.8 1
John Bramble, Pep III 15:45.2 17:31.2 17:01.2 2
Heat Winner's Speed 57.107 mph 51.311 mph 53.937 mph  

 

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