Corny Shields, Jr. and Paul Shields talking on board COLUMBIA, #US16, 1961

color slide (35mm only)

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

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in July of 1961 possibly off of Newport, Rhode Island. Image is a view Paul Shields, the owner, seated to the right of the wheel in the cockpit of COLUMBIA, #US16. Seated to the left on the other side of the wheel is his nephew, Cornelius "Glit" Shields, Jr. and there is an unidentified crewman standing behind them working with a line. 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. COLUMBIA was bought and modified by Paul and Cornelius Shields, Sr. for the 1962 America's Cup and although a contender during the trials, she was not selected as the defender. Mount info.: stamped "MADE IN U.S.A. / (red) 27 / JUL 61N". Manufacturer's info.: "KODACHROME II / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

Related Subjects

12 Meter Class yachts
Watercraft--Deck views