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Title: Fogbound, 1954

Accession Number: 1984.187.141461F
Type: negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: New York: Montauk
Date: 1954
Description: 4x5 negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1954. Image of 37' Nathanael G. Herreshoff designed, Seth Persson built auxiliary sloop ROGUE (built 1953 in Saybrook, Conn.), 29' Robert Henry designed, Oxford Boat Yard built auxiliary sloop WINDS-WAY (built 1948 in Oxford, Md.), 33' Sparkman & Stephens designed, Knutson Shipbuilding Corp. built auxiliary sloop SABLE (built 1946 in Huntington, NY), 39' Philip L. Rhodes designed, Palmer Scott & Co. built auxiliary sloop CANTY (built 1942 in New Bedford, Mass.), and 45' Sparkman & Stephens designed, Henry J. Nevins built New York class sloop WINDWARD (built 1936 in City Island, N.Y.) at anchor in Montauk, N.Y. during Off-Soundings Race. Visible in image: stern view of "ROGUE / ESSEX", "WINDS-WAY / ESSEX", "SABLE / ESSEX", "CANTY / ESSEX", and "WINDWARD / ESSEX" at anchor in fog, other unidentified sailing vessels at anchor in background, group of men on SABLE and CANTY, including Stan Bradford lighting a pipe. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 153. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "141461F / OFF SOUNDINGS- 1954 / 5357" and handwritten: "Fog-Montauk".

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