Launching hull 1428 at George Lawley & Son Corporation, 1945

black-and-white photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
Egan Photo Service
USA, MA, Neponset
1945-09-12
paper
overall: 8-1/8 x 10 in.

Photograph; black-and-white photograph of launching hull 1428 at George Lawley & Son Corporation, 1945; group of ten men standing in front of large metal hull, probably military, Bror Tamm is believed to be on the far right; handwritten on back in pencil "Launching Hull 1428/ Sept. 12, 1945/ HC/ YW 98"; stamped in black ink "PHOTO BY/ EGAN PHOTO SERVICE/ STUDIO, 739 BOYLSTON ST., 16 BOSTON"; stamped in black ink in box "FROM THE FILES OF/ BROR TAMM/ QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS/ U.S.A." From website "George Lawley & Sons: World War II Construction Record" (accessed 10-2007, http://www.coltoncompany.com/shipbldg/ussbldrs/wwii/boatbuilders/shipyards/lawley.htm) hull 1428 is a water barge for the United States Navy, YW-98; stricken, to be disposed of by transfer to government agencies, activities, foreign countries (not SAP), MARAD, Sea Scouts, etc. in 1991.


2002.94.369

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