Men on power boat following COLUMBIA, #US16, 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 during what is believed to be a shakedown cruise for COLUMBIA sometime after being launched June 3, 1958. Group of men on power boat bridge watching COLUMBIA and how she handles from astern as she sails ahead of them. Handwritten; "1958". 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. handwritten: "1958". Stamped by manufacture: "Patented / MADE IN U.S.A. / PROCESSED BY JACK WARD COLOR SERVICE / 202 EAST 44, N.Y. / MU 7-1396". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. DUP 1


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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