VH 9 • Black Betsy

  • John Curme (& family) 1938-early 1950s
  • Robert Powell & Jack Meleney [jointly] early 1950s-c.1962
  • Robert Powell [alone] c. 1962-at least 1968
  • Built for Curme family; named for a coal mining town in West Virginia; sold to Robert Powell of East Chop
  • Sank in Oak Bluffs harbor, but recovered [1950s?]
  • Meleney family sold their half-ownership to Powell c. 1962
  • Last mentioned in VHYC race results 1969; sailed by a member of the Meleney family
  • Last mentioned in class association records 1969

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