Home Town News, Race Results - 1944-45

Posted in: Historical Race Results, 1940s
Race Results and News about Chesapeake 20s from Home News, a weekly newsletter sent to servicemen during World War II, 1944 - 1945.  It has complete results of WRSC summer series and annual regattas.

1941 President's Cup Regatta results

Posted in: 1940s, Historical Race Results
In Evening Star, results of the 1941 President's Cup Regatta was reported as:
Round bottom 20s: 1st - Windward, skippered by WW Heintz (Arlington), 2nd - Chesapeake with Ernest Hartge (Galesville), 3rd - Babs with J. Zimmer and O. Hartge (Galesville), 4th - Nolle Prosse II with C.M. Trammell (D.C.) and 5th - America with E.W. Hartge (Galesville).

Chine 20s: 1st - Sally S skippered by M. Jacquette (Edgewater Park), 2nd - Lady Avon with P.E. Edrington, 3rd - Fil-Kay with C.E. Jones (Eastport), 4th Iris with G.K. Palmes (D.C.) and 5th - Paddles II with F.W. Carlson (Annapolis).
 

1940 President's Cup Race Results

Posted in: Historical Race Results, 1940s
Race results from Sept. 15, 1940 President's Cup as reported in the Evening Star.
Round bottoms: (1) Shamrock, (2) Lady Luck and (3) Yankee and Columbia tied.
Shamrock skipped by Delbert Zang, Yankee by Joe Blubaugh, Lady Luck by Jack W. Smith and Columbia by Bill Hartge.

In chine 20s: (1) Indian Maid, (2) Lady Avon and (3) Restless.  Lady Avon skippered by Melvin Scheidt, Indian Maid by Robert I. Walsh and Restess by Hamilton Rothrock.
 

Race Results - 1940s Potomac River

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The following race results were provided to the Chesapeake 20 Association by Helen Orme from a scrap book by her husband, Robert Orme

Race Records, Trophies by John Kramer

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John and Jeanne Kramer donated their racing trophies to the Chesapeake 20 Association in 2009.  They provide a record of early Chesapeake racing in chine 20s from 1939 until 1958.