VIM, #US15, WITH #US16 mainsail, 1962

color slide (35mm only)

Rosenfeld and Sons
July, 1962
safety film, Kodachrome; cardboard mount
overall: 1 1/2 x 1 in.

35mm color slide photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in July of 1962 off Newport, Rhode Island. Image of VIM, #US15, with her wood deck and white hull, testing the mainsail of GRETEL, #KA1, close-hauled on a starboard tack with view from leeward. VIM, US #15, was a 70' 12 meter sloop, designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by Henry B. Nevins, Inc. of City Island, New York in 1939. Mount info. stamped: "MADE IN U.S.A. / (black) 29 / JUL 62N". Manufacturer's info.: "KODACHROME II / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY Kodak". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. DUP 1


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.

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