WAKIVA, SHELLBACK, HALIGONIA, St. Petersburg-Havana Race, 1939
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - NITRATE NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4x5 nitrate negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1939. Image of WAKIVA, SHELLBACK and HALIGONIAN drifting on port tack. View of windward side. WAKIVA, #74,was a 70'3" auxiliary yawl built in 1938 by Jakobson and Peterson, Inc. of Brooklyn, New York and designed by Sparkman and Stephens, Inc. HALIGONIAN was built originally as a 45' Lunenberg schooner fisherman in 1926 and her designer was W.J. Roue and her builder was Kenneth MacAlpine & Son of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada. SHELLBACK was a 60'9" trunk cabin, centerboard, auxiliary schooner built in 1930 by Morton Johnson and Company, Inc. of Bay Head, New Jersey from designs by Charles D. Mower. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Stamped neg info.: "90930F / Florida 1939 / [Box] 4513." Handwritten.: "Wakiva / Shellback / Haligonian / St. Petersburg Havana Race."
SHELLBACK schooner; HALIGONIAN schooner, 45' Roue; MacAlpine
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection