COLUMBIA, #US16, 1961

color slide (35mm only)

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, RI, Newport
July 1961
color film, Kodachrome; cardboard mount
overall: 1 x 1 1/2 in.

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons July of 1961 most likely off Newport, Rhode Island. Image is a closeup of COLUMBIA port uarter view on a starboard tack showing five men in the cockpit of COLUMBIA and some of the crew in action. On the right side in the cockpit at the wheel is Corny Shields Jr., then in dark rain gear is Paul Shields, and then Corny Shields, Sr. seated partially on the deck. 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. She was bought by Paul and Cornelius Shields to participate in the 1962 Cup races. Mount info. embossed: "JUN 61 N" and stamped, "(black) 15 / MADE IN U.S.A.". Manufacturer's info.: "KODACHROME II TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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Watercraft--Deck views
12 Meter Class yachts