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Title: Test firing a torpedo, 1942

Accession Number: 1984.187.103415F
Type: copy negative; safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NJ, Bayonne
Date: 1942-02-26
Materials: Kodak safety film
Description: 4 x 5 Kodak safety copy negative taken from a positive movie film. Image by Rosenfeld and Sons, taken for the Elco Naval Division, in Bayonne, New Jersey, February 26, 1942. View of an unidentified PT boat, seen test firing a torpedo. Image is grainy, as negative was copied from a Rosenfeld movie film, (now housed in Mystic Seaport's Film and Video department). Stamped on original negative sleeve: "103415F / ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY / ELCO NAVAL DIVISION / BAYONNE, N.J.". NOTE: Original movie film is housed at Mystic Seaport in the Film and Video Department. The film is currently not cataloged or dubbed -- this is raw footage. For further information please contact the Film and Video Department at: 860.572.5383. Fees may be incurred.

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