BLUE SWAN, 59'11" Consolidated cruiser, launching, 1946

black-and -white negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Morris Heights
safety film, Kodak #127
4 x 5 x 0 in.

4x5 Kodak safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons June 29, 1946 at the launching of the 59'11" Consolidated cruiser, BLUE SWAN. View of BLUE SWAN photographed from inside the launching barn out at the cruiser as it has mostly slid off the ways into the water. In front of the camera to the right are 5 or 6 men standing up on a walkway. In the middle of the image are the sliding ways and to the left a wooden wall. The vessel is a long shot, bow view, in the water with lines trailing from the bow and workmen on deck handling the lines. To the left of the vessel in this long shot are many people standing on a dock. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "113803F / [Box] 4893". Typed: "6/20/46 / Launching at Consolidated of BLUE SWAN". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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