FREDERICK M. HOYT

The Larchmont Times (Larchmont, New York)

Funeral services for Frederick Maxfield Hoyt, a resident of Larchmont and internationally known yachtsman and yacht designer, were held in private Sunday at Stamford, Conn. Interment followed in that city, where Mr. Hoyt was born in 1873.
   Mr. Hoyt, who with the late Mrs. Hoyt, was rescued in the sinking of the Titanic when the liner struck an iceberg on April 12, 1912 (sic), died Friday night at New Rochelle Hospital of pneumonia and a heart attack.
   He became a member of the Larchmont Yacht Club on June 28, 1899 and at his death was chairman of the library committee. He was rear-commodore of the club from 1901-1904 and served on the race committee from 1915 to 1932. He was also a member of the New York Yacht Club. Mr. Hoyt owned the Norota, Syce and Isolda, well-known racing yachts, and was a member of the crew of the Atlantic, when she captured the Kaiser's Cup in a race from the United States to Spain before the World War.
   Mr. Hoyt formerly lived in New York and used to pass his summers in Marblehead, Mass. He was graduated from the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University in 1895. His wife, the former Jane Forby, died at Long Beach, Calif., in 1932. Since that time Mr. Hoyt had lived at the Manor Inn, Larchmont.
   Surviving are two brothers, Willard Hoyt of Williamstown, Mass., former treasurer of Williams College and Joseph B. Hoyt of New York City and a sister, Mrs. Schuyler Merritt of Stamford, Conn.

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