View is of PT 121, starboard beam aspect whicle underway with Bayonne skyline in background, shot during the launching ceremony of PT 131
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Bayonne
August 26, 1942
Kodak safety #121
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons off Bayonne, New Jersey, August 26, 1942 during the launching ceremony of PT 131. Image is however of PT 121 underway from the starboard beam view with Naval Officers, and presumably the President of Elco and an unidentified woman. Stamped neg. sleeve: "104996F AUG 26 1942 / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVSION/ BAYONNE, N.J. / E PRES & P.T. 131 LAUNCHING / [Box] 4745".CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
PT 131 motor torpedo boat, #131
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection