View of four dignitaries including Elco president at the launching ceremony of PT 131, view includes a port beam view of PT 121

black-and -white negative; safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Bayonne
August 26, 1942
Kodak safety #45
overall: 4 x 5 in.

4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons off Bayonne, New Jersey August 26, 1942. The image is a close up of four people including the president of Elco, one woman and two Naval Officers. Included in the shot is a partial view of docked PT 121. Stamped neg. sleeve: "104977F AUG 26 1942 / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVSION / BAYONNE, N.J. / E PRES. & P.T. 131 LAUNCHING / [Box] 4745". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.

PT 131 motor torpedo boat, #131

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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