COLUMBIA, #US16, shakedown cruise, 1958

color slide (35mm only)

PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, Long Island Sound
1958-06
color film, Jack Ward, cardboard mount
overall: 1 1/2 x 1 in.

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons during what is believed to be a shakedown cruise for COLUMBIA sometime after being launched June 3, 1958 on Long Island Sound. Vessel shows a stern view, into the light wind, main up and man up the mast. COLUMBIA was a 69'7" 12 Meter sloop, built for the America's Cup defense in 1958 by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, New York from designs by Olin Stephens of Sparkman and Stephens and rigged by Rod Stephens. Her first owner was the Henry Francis Sears Syndicate of the New York Yacht Club. Mount info. manufactures stamp: "Patented / MADE IN U.S.A. / MU 7-1396 / PROCESSED BY JACK WARD COLOR SERVICE / 202 EAST 44, N.Y. / MU 7-1396". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


BOX.1984.187.1.6.3

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection


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