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Title: TICONDEROGA, #100, Miami-Nassau Race, 1954

Accession Number: 1984.187.139771F
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, FL
Date: 1954
Materials: safety film, Kodak #144
Description: 5x4 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1954. Image of 72' L. Francis Herreshoff designed, Quincy Adams Yacht Yard Inc. built auxiliary ketch TICONDEROGA (built 1936 in Quincy, Mass.) during the Miami-Nassau Race off Florida. Visible in image: starboard beam view of TICONDEROGA (#100) running before the wind under mizzen staysail, mizzen fisherman's staysail, marconi-rigged mainsail and spinnaker, hull lost behind a wave, wind rolled out of mainsail and spinnaker. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "139771F / MIAMI-NASSAU / 1954 / FLORIDA-1954 / 5329" and handwritten: "TICONDEROGA". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 157.

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