Sailors posing with life ring on deck of DECATUR, circa 1942

black-and-white photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
circa 1942
emulsion on paper
overall: 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 in.

2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch emulsion on paper black-and-white photograph of eight sailors posing with a life ring on deck of the US Navy destroyer DECATUR, cicra 1942. In the center of the photo, are four men in front row kneeling and four men in the back row standing. All are in their everyday uniforms, some wearing their white hats. U.S.S DECATUR is printed on the life ring that the men in the front row are holding. All the men are unidentified.


2004.81.9

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1941-12-07
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