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Buffalo Launch Club (U.S.)

New York

Last modified: 2018-07-26 by rick wyatt
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[Buffalo Launch Club flag] image by Peter Edwards, 10 April 2018

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Estb: 1903. Location: (from 1906) Grand Island, NY.
Burgee: Pennant 4.5:7 (image). White field with a blue (0.5 unit wide) arrow from hoist to fly and superimposed by a red (0.5 unit wide) vertical line, from top to bottom fly, centred 2.5 units from hoist.
Source: Lloyd's Register of American Yachts 1906.

"In May 1904 the club purchased the "old Deacon clubhouse" on Squaw Island for $300".
"The Buffalo Launch Club, which has the distinction of being the first power boat club in America and the first in the world, was incorporated on December 11, 1904 . . . "
Peter Edwards, 9 April 2018