US Navy sailor holding a barracuda on deck SC 668, 1943

black-and-white photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
1943
emulsion on paper
overall: 4 x 5 in.

4 x 5 inch emulsion on paper black-and-white photograph of USN sailor holding a barracuda on deck of SC 668, 1943. Gunnermate 1st class Parks is holding the fish by the gills while other crewmembers look on. From Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "Ah, yeah, that’s my gunnersmate with the barracuda we caught. We did a lot of eating fish." Hand written back: "Parks GM 1/C. / SC668 + friend / ‘43"


2004.81.67

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