1934 Frostbite Dinghy Returns to Bristol, RI


EastBayRI.com: The years and one-family owner have been kind to little Ankle Deep. The freshly built Class B Frostbite Dinghy emerged from the Herreshoff Mfg. shop in Bristol on December 3, 1934.

And this month, 79 years later, it returned in the back of a box truck after a 1,700-mile trip from Oklahoma, just in time for the museum’s February 8 Frost Biter’s Bash. Those there to greet the 11.5-footer were floored.

Read more about the Frostbite Dinghy at the Herreshoff Museum.