YMS #53 / Wheeler / launching; onways, 7-24-42
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Whitestone
July 24, 1942
safety film, Kodak #92
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the Wheeler Shipyard in Whitestone, NY on July 24, 1942. View is of YMS-53 (Minesweeper), medium distance, port bow shot of the boat still on the ways in preparation for launching. Note the presence of YMS-49 in the water behind the launch in a port beam view. Stamped neg. sleeve: "104601F 7/24/42 / Launching at Wheeler of YMS-53 / [Box ] 4739". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
YMS 53 yard minesweeper, Wheeler
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection