PT 117 / Elco / at rest; stern view.
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Bayonne
August 04, 1942
5x7 Kodak safety #117
overall: 5 x 7 in.
5X7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons off Bayonne, New Jersey, August 4, 1942. Image is of PT 117 at rest from the stern view. Excellent view of the unique mufflers on PT boats, designed to direct engine exhaust underwater for silent approaches, then could be opened to the air by lifting the linked caps so that the engines could run efficiently at full speed during escapes. Stamped neg. sleeve: "104795 AUG 4 1942 / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVISION/ BAYONNE,N.J.
PT117 motor torpedo boat, Elco, PT #117
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection