Personal Flotation Device

personal flotation device

LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT
Atlantic-Pacific Mfg. Corp.
USA, NY, Brooklyn
1974-11-15
kapok; nylon
overall: 24 x 26 in.

Adult life vest; orange safety vest from towboat R. L. IRELAND; 8"x2" reflective strips affixed, 2 on back, 1 on each front side, glue stains prominent. Black nylon web belt with metal hook fastener at waist; black nylon web ties at neck. Lower back stamped "INSPECTED & PASSED/ BROOKLYN, N.Y./ NOV 15 1974/ L.A.B.U.S.C.G.". Upper right front section stamped "ADULT/ Model 4193/ Type 1 Personal Flotation Device/ Kapok Life Preserver/ Designed to turn unconscious wearer/ Face up in water. Approved for use/ on all vessels by persons weighing / more than 90 Pounds/ USCG Approval No 160.002/124/0 / Atlantic-Pacific Mfg. Corp./ Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201/ Lot No. 99".


1999.221.1

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