1907The Lipton Cup was first awarded during the Fishermen’s Race.People and Communities, Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry, Sports

Lipton Cup Race off Gloucester, August 1923. Courtesy of Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 18434
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The Cup was first awarded to schooner Rose Dorothea of Provincetown on August 2, 1907. It was estimated to have cost $5,000 to make the trophy.

Gloucester (Mass.) Tercentenary Committee, and James Pringle R. The Book of the Three Hundredth Anniversary Observance of the Foundation of the Massachusetts Bay Colony at Cape Ann in 1623 and the Fiftieth Year of the Incorporation of Gloucester as a City. Publication Board of the Three hundredth anniversary executive committee, 1924.
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