Launching ceremony of PT 131, in grand stands with officials demonstrating the Elco war flag

black-and -white negative; safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Bayonne
August 26, 1942
Kodak safety #131
overall: 4 x 5 in.

4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at Bayonne, New Jersey, August 26, 1942. Image is of the ceremony in the grand stands with speakers holding up Elco's flag. Stamped neg. sleeve: " 105021F AUG 26 1942 / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVSION / BAYONNE, N.J. / E PRES & P.T. 131 LAUNCHING / [Box] 4746". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.

PT 131 motor torpedo boat, Elco, #131

Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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