VH 12 • Seabiscuit


Other Names
  • Sea Biscuit

Owners
  • Martha’s Vineyard Shipbuilding Company, 1938 [as rental]
  • Laurence Van Doren Harris, Jr. 1939-1942 (first mention in racing records 1939)
  • Mike Mitchell 1943-1950
  • Carlos and Carol Stoddard, 1951-at least 1953
  • Fitzgerald, ??-1960
  • Arthur J. Condliffe, 1961-1966

Notes
  • Raced by Tom Cutler in summer 1938; the Cutler family bought VH 23 when she was launched the following year
  • Raced by Gerry Gordon, Jack Ware in summer 1942
  • Boat may have been chartered or borrowed by the VHYC in summer 1942 for casual use by servicemen
  • Beached during Hurricane Carol (1954); no damage
  • Name was written as one word in the 1960s, but routinely as two words in 1940s race records
  • Broken up to build VH 42 in 1966-67

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