Sailor posing with life ring from USS DECATUR, circa 1942
emulsion on paper
overall: 3-1/2 x 2-1/2 in.
Photograph; black-and-white photograph of unidentified sailor posing with the life ring from the USS DECATUR (built 1921), man in background looking away; stamped on back "417"; from Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "I don't remember his name. I know he was an engineer."