YMS #53 / Wheeler / launching; sponsor; posed
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Whitestone
July 24, 1942
Kodak safety #121
overall: 5 x 4 in.
5X4 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the Wheeler shipyard on July 24, 1942. View is of the sponsor posed in front of of YMS's bow about to break the christening bottle. Stamped neg. sleeve: "104616F / Luanching at Wheeler of YMS-53 / sponsor / [Box] 4793". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
YMS 53 yard minesweeper, Wheeler
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection