VIM, #US15, and EASTERNER, #US18, 1958

color slide (35mm only)

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

35mm slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in September of 1958 off Newport, Rhode Island. Distance view of VIM, #US15, on the left with red and white spinnaker set, and EASTERNER, #US18, on the right with blue and white spinnaker set, both sailing downwind on a port tack with mainsails close hauled. Image was taken from a power boat and a partial view of the cabin on the right side is out of focus. VIM was a 70' 12 meter sloop designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, New York in 1939. Hew owner was John Matthews in 1958. EASTERNER was a 65'6" twelve meter sloop built in 1958 by James E. Graves, Inc. of Marblehead, Mass. and designed by C. Raymond Hunt for the Easterner Syndicate, with Chandler Hovey as the manager. She raced in the America's Cup trials of 1958 and 1962. Mount info. handwritten: "VIM + EASTERNER ". Embossed: "SEP 1958". Processor's stamp: "MADE IN U.S.A. / (black) 21". 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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