Major sports events of the year 1958. Boats underway at sea during America's cup, a yachting event that resumes after 21 years. President Eisenhower looks at the boats through a pair of binoculars. Columbia team representing United States beats British challenger Sceptre in four races off New Port, Rhode Island.
A yachting competition off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island. Several American yachts in water competing during the preliminary trials of the American Cup. The yachts moving on the water. A British yacht among the yachts. Men on the yachts.
Teams compete for the America's Cup off Newport, Rhode Island. American racing yacht Columbia underway in the Atlantic Ocean during the America's Cup. Spectators look at the boats and competing yachts. America's Columbia wins the race after defeating Spectre from England. The winning team aboard Columbia waves.
Desron (Destroyer Squadron) 20 returns from Vietnam. Visitors and dependents at a shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island. The people around a refreshment table on pier no. 1. Some of the visitors and dependents sit on the steps below 'Welcome Home, Desron 20' sign. People look down over the pier from the deck of the USS Arcadia. A woman aboard the USS Arcadia. Part of the pier in the background. The refreshment table in the mid background. Dependents and children on the pier. They wait for the ships. Two women stand next to a large wooden reel of heavy rubberized wire. A brick building in the background. Three children well clothed for the cool weather. A mother and two young daughters on the pier. Dependents behind the roped off area waiting for the ships. USS Charles P Cecil (DD 835) approaches the pier. A quonset hut in the foreground. A mobile crane on the pier. Line handlers take a line from the men aboard the USS Cecil. Women wave. Varied signs held by many people. A young child holding a small balloon in her mother's arm. Some of the dependents applaud. Men on one of the DDs mans the rail, while the ship ties up. A large crowd of dependents on the pier behind roped off area. A man holds a sign reading: 'Welcome Home Johnny'. An officer walks down the pier. USS Brownson (DD-868) approaches in the mid background for tying up with a tug on the starboard side.
Desron (Destroyer Squadron) 20 returns from Vietnam. At a shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island a sign reads 'Desron 20, Families and Friends Welcome Aboard Arcadia'. A refreshment table with cakes and dough nuts. An eight years old boy in a sailer suit is offered some refreshments. Children around the refreshment table. The boy has some coffee and cake. A young mother with a small child in her arms. A navy band plays on the pier. Dependents look on in the background. Dependents on the pier. Many of the dependents behind a roped off area. A woman is being interviewed by one of the radio or TV stations. Another DD approaches in the mid back for tying up. A man holding a small child waves. A part of the USS Arcadia seen in the background. Bow view of the USS Charles P Cecil approaching the pier. Line handlers haul a hawser towards a bollard in the mid foreground. They put a bow line around the bollard. Dependents behind the roped off area. An officer in a blue uniform. Smiling faces of the women dependents as the ship is tied up.
Desron (Destroyer Squadron) 20 returns from Vietnam. People at a shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island. A sailor holding a small girl on his shoulder waves. Many dependents in the background behind the roped off area. A sailor embraces his wife after his arrival. The dependents jam a gangway to board one of the ships. A woman talks to a young sailor. Reunions take place aboard one of the ships. The dependents board one of the ship's unident. Two women talk with a sailor in dungarees. Ships tied up in the background. A young child with a large dough nut walks along the pier Naval personnel depart their ship with souvenirs. Naval personnel and crewmen from one of DD depart the ship over the brow. A RADM (Rear Admiral) stands at a podium on the pier and addresses the crowd. People in the background. The dependents approach the pier with their husbands. Men and their dependents depart one of the ships. A sailor holding his young child in his arms walks with his wife. Other people walk down the pier in the background. A small group of dependents stands on a pier next to one of the destroyers.