Auxiliary staysail schooner SERVA LA BARI, March 11, 1943
Sylvia, Richard Pratt
USA, NY, Greenport
overall: 4 x 5 in.
Silver print; black-and-white photograph of auxiliary staysail schooner SERVA LA BARI (built as TEXEL, 1923), CGR-3091, March 11, 1943; starboard stern view of SERVA LA BARI under power, upper portion of topsides painted lighter color (unusual for Coast Guard vessels during WWII), square-rigged vessel in backround to right; stamped on back in black ink "GREENPORT PATROL BASE/ U S COAST GUARD/ GREENPORT, NEW YORK"; stamped in blue ink "11 MAR 1943"; handwritten "Official Photo". Included in photograph album 2007.44.2. Print reproduced from original negative (1997.108.63) by Richard Pratt Sylvia.