PT-103 / 20 mm Cannon

black-and -white negative,safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Bayonne
May 26, 1942
safety film, Kodak # 38
overall: 4 x 5 in.

4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons off Bayonne, New Jersey May 26,1942. Image of Naval officers and Elco officials examining the 20 mm cannon mounted on the deck of PT-103, the first of this series of longer PT boats that served in several theaters of war and eventually in the South Pacific. This image and others in the same sequence were taken during the inital sea trials of this first of approximately 326 boats of this class of PT boats. Stamped neg. sleeve: "104145F May 26 1942 / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVISION / BAYONNE, N.J. / CONFIDENTAIL / 4731

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