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, US17, sitting aft in and in back of the cockpit. The partial view of the man in the dark cap, sunglasses and shorts on the right is Arthur Knapp, Jr. and the woman seated to his left is Mrs. Henry D. Mercer and next to her, hidden by an unidentified man, 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. 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. DUP 1


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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