The famous entrepreneur Frederick Vanderbilt, member of the New York Yacht Club, purchased the 1899-built Steam Yacht VIRGINIA, designed by G.L. Watson and built by Bath Iron Works, Maine. Vanderbilt had Cox & Stevens redesign the vessel and her complete refit performed by Bremesiter & Wain of Copenhagen in 1924. This quality dockyard model is representing this period, her second full dockyard builders model.
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