YMS #53 /Wheeler / launching; sponsor;christening 7-24-42
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Whitestone
July 24, 1942
Kodak safety #121
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the Whitestone Wheeler Shipyard on July 24, 1942. View is a close-up of the sponsor starting to break the bottle against the hull of YMS-53. Stamped neg. sleeve: "104607F 7/24/42 / Lauinching at Wheeler of YMS -53 / sponsor breaking bottle / [Box] 4739". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
YMS 53 yard minesweeper, Wheeler
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection