Huckins PT Boat Underbody, 1941
safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, FL, Jacksonville
overall: 5 x 7 in.; 12.7 x 17.78 cm
5 x 7 Defender safety negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1941. Underbody view of a Huckins PT boat on a marine railway at the Huckins Yacht Corporation yard, Jacksonville, FL. Detailed view of the 4 propellers and 2 rudders. Although the Huckins Yacht Company built a few 78 foot boats of the PT 95 class, the 80-foot Elco boats and the 78-foot Higgins boats became the standard motor torpedo boats of World War II. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "Underbody of Huckins Torpedo boat".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection