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; port view of SERVA LA BARI under power, upper portion of topsides painted lighter color (unusual for Coast Guard vessels during WWII), seems to be foggy, crew appears ready to raise sails; 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 (1997.108.61) by Richard Pratt Sylvia.