Crew of WEATHERLY, #US17, working mainsail, 1958

color slide (35mm only)

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, Long Island Sound
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 on Long Island Sound on a shakedown cruise after WEATHERLY's launching on June 12th. Close up view on deck of some of the crew on board WEATHERLY working on the mainsail. The man in black hat and argyll socks next to the mast base is Arthur Knapp. WEATHERLY, US #17, was a 69' 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. She was built as an America's Cup potential defender and her skipper was Arthur Knapp, Jr. Mount info. handwritten: none. Processor's stamp: "PATENTED / MADE IN U.S.A.". Manufacturer's info. on verso: "MU 7-1396 / PROCESSED BY JACK WARD COLOR SERVICE / 202 EAST 44, N.Y.". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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