PT 117 / Elco / underway; starboard / stern view
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Bayonne
August 04, 1942
safety film, Kodak #121
overall: 4 x 5 in.
PT 117 was one of the PT 103 80' series PT boats that served in the South Pacific against the Tokyo Express. Eventually destroyed by Japanese aircraft on 8-1-1943. Stamped neg. sleeve: "104769F Aug 4 1942 / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVISION / BAYONNE, N.J. [Box] 4741" CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Base cond.; mildly buckled. Gloss cond.; fingerprints Qla; mild scratches overall. Emul. cond.; fingerprints Q2a.
PT 117 motor torpedo boat, Elco
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection