J-865 / Wheeler / launching: close-up / bow view / 12-21-42
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Whitestone
December 21, 1942
safety film, Kodak #18
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the Wheeler Ship Yard in Whitestone, NY. Image is of Mine Sweeper, J-865 which was slated to be sent to Europe during the Lend-Lease program. The view is a close up bow view with the ship on the ramp about to reach the water. Stamped neg. sleeve: "105626F 12/21/42 / Launching at Wheeler of J-865 / [Box] 4755". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
UNIDENTIFIED J, #865, Wheeler
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection