Sport: Off Gloucester

Twice the Gloucester fire-whistle had blown five long blasts in the morning, meaning that because the wind was light there would be no race that day. Since the day Gertrude L. Thebaud won the first race (TIME, Oct. 20), the fishing schooners had planned often to race, but accidents, repairs and bad weather put them off. Finally last week came a short, silvered sea and a nor'wester of 20 knots.

Out of Gloucester harbor toward the triangular 36-mi. course swung the two big fishing schooners. Thebaud was ballasted down by the head and rolled like a destroyer. High rode the Bluenose, her...

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