Context in History

Saturday November 19, 1904 To understand Doris, you have to understand the circumstances of her birth; so please imagine, if you will, that that is today’s date. Today is the

For Doris’ second hundred years, we must repair or replace any piece that’s not up to the challenge. What last year looked like an old boat with some new parts,

The Illustrious, Elusive Louise N. Grace

Not much is known to us about Louise N. Grace, the third owner of DORIS (1920 – 1933), however what we do know paints her as a fascinating, and distinctive,


On September 21, 1938, around 2pm, The Great New England Hurricane slammed ashore at Suffolk County Long Island at approximately 60 miles per hour.  The day would end tragically for many