Elco PT 196 underway photographed from the port quarter view showing accessory fuel tank and Elco Naval works in far background.
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Bayonne
May 03, 1943
safety film, Kodak #18
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons off Bayonne, New Jersey May 3, 1943. Image is of Elco's PT 196 underway during sea trials viewed from close range in a port quarter view with the Elco Naval works buildings in the background. The view demonstrates the accessory fuel tank attatched to the stern of the boat and the "dazzel" camouflage pattern painted on the side of the boat. Stamped neg. sleeve: "106463F may 3 1943 / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVISION / BAYONNE, N.J. / CONFIDENTIAL / [Box] 4770". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection