John Beavor-Webb

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John Beavor-Webb (1849 - March 11, 1927) was an Irish-American naval architect. He was a designer of sailing yachts, notably the America's Cup challengers Genesta (1884) and Galatea (1885), before emigrating to the United States where he designed very large steamyachts like J.P. Morgan's Corsair II (1891) and Corsair III (1899).[1]


  1. ^ "John Beavor-Webb, Naval Architect, Dies. Designer of Galatea and Genesta, Which He Sailed in Races for America's Cup". New York Times. March 12, 1927. Retrieved 2011-05-20. John Beavor-Webb, naval architect, who designed J. Pierpont Morgan's Corsair and other famous yachts, died yesterday of a stroke at his residence ...