YMS 207 / Jacob / launching;sponsor 8-1-42
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York, Bronx, City Island
August 01, 1942
Kodak safety #121
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the Jacob's Shipyard at the time of christening of YMS-207. View is a close-up of the sponsor while she is getting a naval "pin" placed on her dress by a gentleman. She holds a bouqet of flowers but not the christening bottle. Stamped neg. sleeve: "104721F 8/1/42 / Launching at Jacob of YMS-1207 / Sponsor receiving pin / [Box] 4741". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
YMS 207 yard minesweeper, Jacob
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection