Green Dragon

 

                                   Castine - Camden Race,  photo by Andrew Sims 2004

Owner: Andy Bezanson, Berlin, MA

Home Port: Gloucester, MA

Designer: Scotty Gannett, Scituate, MA

Builder: Chester Spear, Scituate, MA

Started 1939, launched 1951

Previous names: Lady Millie, Brenda Lee

Changed to Green Dragon in 1962

The Green Dragon Tavern was the "Headquarters of the Revolution"

 

Particulars

  • LOD 33' 0"
  • LOA 43' 6"
  • LWL 27' 6"
  • Beam 9' 6"
  • Draft 5'6"
  • Sail area: 550

Rig: gaff schooner

Plank/hull: mahogany

Frames: white oak, steam bent

Fastenings: copper rivets

Power: Yanmar 29 HP 3YM30

 

   City Island, enroute to  The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race 2008 

 Norfolk to Spruce Head, photo by Keith Pedersen 2003 

Eggemoggin Race, before the start, photo by Neil Rabinowitz 1996

LADY MILLIE, first launch by Chester Spear, Builder, near Scituate Light, June 1951.  The masts were stepped from the telephone pole.