The Aquilo

Press Coverage (and below)

Whenever they went swimming at Hendricks Point Scott and Zelda would have had a clear view of it. Located directly across the Lewis Estate it was yet another large yacht, the steam powered Aquilo, 153 feet long, weighing 176 gross tons, carrying a crew of fifteen and consuming four tons of coal per day while at sea.  Constructed in 1901 it would cost nearly a million dollars yearly today to maintain. Its’ owner was a member of the exclusive New York Yacht Club.

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