YMS 53 / Wheeler / launching; sponsor 7-24-42
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Whitestone
July 24, 1942
Kodak safety #92
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the Wheeler shipyard on July 24, 1942. View is of the sponsor and another civilian next to a standing microphone during the launching ceremony. Stamped neg.sleeve: "104613F 7/24/42 / Launching at Wheeler of YMS-53 / Sponsor / [Box] 4793". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
YMS 53 yard minesweeper, Wheeler
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection