OHONKARA, SONNICA and DERVISH, NYYC Start Schooners, 1921
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
6 x 8 in.
6 x 8 glass plate negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons on July 28, 1921. View of 100' Herreshoff schooner OHONKARA (built 1920 in Bristol, RI), 114' Lawley & Son built, Arthur Binney design schooner SONNICA (built 1906 in S. Boston, Mass.), and 85' Lawley & Son built, Tams, Lemoine & Crane design schooner DERVISH (built 1906 in S. Boston, Mass.) seen at the start of the New York Yacht Club cruise. Visible in image: port beam views of three schooners running free before the wind under gaff-rigged main and foresails, topsails, main staysails, and genoa jibs, schooners from foreground to background: OHONKARA (C/2), SONNICA and DERVISH. Both SONNICA and DERVISH were wooden hulled vessels, OHONKARA was steel-hulled. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Z. Rosenfeld, page 58. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "N.Y. Yacht Club Cruise / Box 179 / Dervish / Sonnica / Ohonkara". Stamped: "JUL 28 1921" and typed: "4221-S".
DERVISH schooner; SONICA schooner, D #15; OHONDARA schooner, C #2
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection