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Defender, victorious United States defender of the tenth Americas Cup in 1895
The American sloop Defender wins the America's Cup sailing race, September 1895 against challenger Valkyrie III. Defender was designed by Nathanael Greene Herreshoff and built by the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company in 1895. It was Herreshoff's second victorious America's Cup defender design.
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