VIM, #US15, and WEATHERLY, #US17, 1958

color slide (35mm only)

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
September, 1958
color film, Kodachrome; cardboard mount
overall: 1 1/2 x 1 in.

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons September of 1958 off Newport, Rhode Island. Image of VIM ,#US15, in the background, stern view, on a port tack close hauled sailing away from WEATHERLY, #US17, in the foreground, bow on view, starboard tack on a close reach with crew working at the bow with the sail laying on the deck. WEATHERLY was a 69 ft. 12 meter sloop, designed by Philip L. Rhodes and built by Luders Marine Construction Company of Stamford, Connecticut in 1958 for Henry D. Mercer, Arnold D. Frese and Cornelius S. Walsh of New York, New York. In 1958 she was an America's Cup trial boat and her skipper was Arthur Knapp, Jr. VIM was 12 meter built in 1939 and owned in 1958 by John Matthews and her skipper was Emil "Bus" Mosbacher. Mount info. embossed: "SEP 1958". Processor's stamp: "MADE IN U.S.A. / (black) 7". Manufacturer's info.: "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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America's Cup Final Selection Series Trials (1958)

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12 Meter Class yachts
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