Content: Data Refer To Yachts Built In U.S. And Documented During Fiscal Year Ending June 30. Includes Sail From 1847, Steam From 1864, Motor From 1891, And Houseboats (Previously Included With Sail) From 1921. Zeroes May Stand For"Not Reported" For The Years 1849, 1850, 1852, 1853, 1856, 1859, 1861, 1862 Source: Dept. Of Commerce-Bureau Of Marine Inspection And Navigation, U.S. Bureau Of Navigation And Steamboat Inspection, "Merchant Marine Statistics, " 1933, Pp.62-63; 1937.
This NBER data series a02102 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02102
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Gross Tonnage of Yachts Built for United States [A02102USA309NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A02102USA309NNBR/, August 29, 2015.