Shamrock IV

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Shamrock IV
Shamrock IV
Yacht club  Royal Ulster Yacht Club
Nation  United Kingdom
Designer(s) Charles Ernest Nicholson
Launched 26 May 1914
Owner(s) Sir Thomas Lipton
Fate Broken up 1932
Racing career
Skippers William P. Burton
America's Cup 1920
Displacement 108.3 tonnes
Length 33.63 m (110.3 ft) (LOA)
22.86 m (75.0 ft) (LWL)
Beam 6.35 m (20.8 ft)
Draft 4.16 m (13.6 ft)
Sail area 971.70 m2 (10,459.3 sq ft)

Shamrock IV was a yacht owned by Sir Thomas Lipton and designed by Charles Ernest Nicholson. She was the unsuccessful challenger in the 1920 America's Cup.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "First Yacht Race For America's Cup Starts, Noon Today" (pdf). New York Times. 15 July 1920. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
  2. ^ "America's Cup's AC-clopaedia: Shamrock IV". Retrieved 2012-04-22. 

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