Elco PT 196 underway close up from the starboard bow view.
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - NITRATE NEGATIVES; PHOTOGRAPHS - 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 PT boat 196 underway during sea trials. View is a starboard bow close up shot showing the distinctive "shark" nose painted on the bow as well as a curvy "dazzle" pattern of camouflage painted on the sides of the boat. Stamped neg. sleeve: "106466F MAY 3 1943 / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVSION / BAYONNE, N.J. CONFIDENTIAL / [Box] 4770". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection