SAGA, launching at Wheeler Shipyard, on ways, 1935

black-and -white negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Brooklyn
May 27, 1935
safety film, Kodak #180
overall: 5 x 7 in.

5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons May 27, 1935 at the Wheeler Shipyard. Image of SAGA, dressed, being launched, sliding down the ways into the water showing a port quarter view. The partial view of the vessel to the left is IDLER IV of Brooklyn, New York. Charles S. Payson had the 69'9" express cruiser SAGA built in 1935 by the Wheeler Shipyard in Brooklyn, New York from designs by John Wheeler. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "71177F / [Box] 4183". Typed: "5/27/35 / Wheeler Shipyard / SAGA LAUNCHING". Notation of print possibly sent by Rosenfeld and Sons to the following: "Sun"(Sunday New York Times?). CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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