WEATHERLY's mainsail, #US17, 1958

color slide (35mm only)

Rosenfeld and Sons
color film, Jack Ward, cardboard mount
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons most likely in June of 1958 after her launching on the 12th during a shakedown cruise. Image is a close up view looking from the bottom of the sail on deck upward at WEATHERLY's mainsail with, "12 / US17" in red toward the top with a partial view of the varnished mast. Image believed to be part of a series of shakedown cruise images taken after her launching June, 1958. WEATHERLY, US #17, was a 69 ft. 12 meter sloop, designed by Philip L. Rhodes and built by Luders Marine Construction Company in 1958 for Henry D. Mercer, Arnold D. Frese and Cornelius S. Walsh of New York, NY. Manufacture's info. from mount: "PATENTED / MADE IN U.S.A. / MU 7-1396/ 202 EAST 44, N.Y. / PROCESSED BY JACK WARD COLOR SERVICE". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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