THISTLE and SUNBEAM in coastal picket patrol race, second race, August 1, 1943
Sylvia, Richard Pratt
USA, NY, Greenport
overall: 4 x 5 in.
Silver print; black-and-white photograph of coastal picket patrol race, second race, August 1, 1943; starboard view of ketch THISTLE (built as yawl, 1928), CGR-3085 to right, schooner SUNBEAM (built 1922), CGR-1923 to left with other unidentified coastal picket patrol vessels. Included in photograph album 2007.44.1. Print reproduced from original negative (1997.108.125) by Richard Pratt Sylvia. A series of three races was sponsored by the Shelter Island Yacht Club during the summer of 1943.