PT 150 at anchor while workers apply foliage camouflage to the boat. View is from the port bow, medium distance.
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Bayonne
October 17, 1942
safety film, Kodak #64
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons off Bayonne, New Jersey on 10-17-42. The image is of PT 150 with workers applying foliage to the boat to evaluate that type of camouflage. This became used particularly on the PT boats stationed in the Phillipines where they were berthed in the day time at their jungle bases to avoid enemy aircraft patrols. Stamped neg. sleeve: "105305F OCT 17 1942 / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVISION / BAYONNE, N.J. / CONFIDENTIAL / [Box] 4751". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
PT 150 motor torpedo boat, #150, Elco
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection