Crew and guests on board WEATHERLY, #US17, 1958

color slide (35mm only)

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

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons probably in May or June of 1958. Close up view of some of the crew and guests on board WEATHERLY sitting aft in back of the cockpit. The man in the dark cap, sunglasses and shorts in the center working with the winch is Arthur Knapp, Jr. and the woman seated next to him on the left is Mrs. Henry D. Mercer. Standing to her left at the wheel is Mr. Henry D. Mercer, the owner. 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. America's Cup trial boat whose 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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