The following photographs are displayed with the permission of the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut.  Challenges Foundation is grateful for their support and contribution of these photographs of the Emerald under construction, and just after she was launched  in 1924.

Emerald under construction, 1923.  Note: mizzen mast and boom not yet installed.
Emerald under construction, 1923. Note: mizzen mast and boom not yet installed.
Emerald under construction 1923
Emerald under construction 1923
In the water  for the first time shortly after she was launched April 29th, 1924
In the water for the first time shortly after she was launched April 29th, 1924
Under sail, starboard aft view, 1924
Under sail, starboard aft view, 1924

 

Under sail, forward starboard view, 1924
Under sail, forward starboard view, 1924