COLUMBIA, #US16, crew raising mainsail, 1961

color slide (35mm only)

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

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in July of 1961. Image of COLUMBIA, #US16, onboard, forward of mast looking aft, crew getting ready to raise the mainsail. Corny Shields, Sr. in white standing at the stern. COLUMBIA was a 69'7" 12 Meter sloop, sail #US16, built for the America's Cup defense in 1958 by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, NY from designs by Olin Stephens of Sparkman and Stephens and rigged by Rod Stephens. COLUMBIA was bought and modified by Paul and Cornelius Shields, Sr. for the 1962 America's Cup. Although a contender during the trials, she was not selected as the defender. Mount info: stamped "MADE IN U.S.A. / (red) 20 / JUL 61N". Manufacturer's info.: "KODACHROME II / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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