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Title: PALAWAN, #191, New London to Annapolis Race, 1955

Accession Number: 1984.187.146814F
Type: black-and -white negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, CT, New London
Date: 1955
Materials: safety film, Kodak
Description: 5x4 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1955 off New London, Connecticut during the time of the New London to Annapolis Race. Image of PALAWAN undersail, port beam view on a starboard tack with crew and passengers visible on deck. PALAWAN (1st), sail #191, was built in 1952 by Abeking & Rasmussen of Lemwerder, Germany from designs by Sparkman & Stephens, Inc., in 1952. She was later renamed CAPELLA and KAIROS. Her owner in 1955 was George W.W. Brewster. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "146814F / NEW LONDON - ANNAPOLIS 1955 / [Box] 5440". Handwritten: "PALAWAN / 191 / Winner class B". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.

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