Wheeler tender to seaplane catapult ship SCHWABENLAND underway, port bow, 1936
black-and-white photograph; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, Long Island Sound
safety film, Eastman Kodak #181
overall: 5 x 7 in.
5x7 safety negative by Rosenfeld and Sons. Port bow view of a Wheeler tender flying a "Police" burgee at the bow. To her starboard is catapult ship SWABENLAND with seaplanes ZEPHIR and AEOLUS on deck. In Mannhasset Bay area of Long Island Sound, September 1936, she conducted test flights of flying boats AEOLUS and ZEPHIR for mail service. In the background is four masted schooner ANNA R. HEIDRITTER (ex COHASSET) underway. Stamped and written on original negative sleeve: "77465F / WHEELER TENDER TO SCHWABENLAND / [box] 4294". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. DUP 1
Mystic Seaport Museum, Rosenfeld Collection