S.S. Aphrodite

Date:
Early 1900s
Creator:
Jess Welt
Publisher/Studio:
Jess Welt

Built in 1898 at Bath Iron Works, ME she was one of the largest steam yachts ever built in the US. Built for Oliver Payne, she served in WWI until 1919. In 1920 she was owned by Harry Payne Whitney.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_JWT_GN_00255
Institution:
The Steamship Historical Society of America