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Title [U.S.S. Damato launch]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date November 21, 1945
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of the ship U.S.S. Damato in dry dock at the Bethlehem Steel shipyard in Mariners Harbor, Staten Island. A platform draped with bunting is in front of the ship. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "U.S.S. / Damato."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)

Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History The U.S.S. Damato, a U.S. Navy destroyer, was launched from the Bethlehem Steel shipyard on November 21, 1945.
Earliest Date 1945
Latest Date 1945
Subjects Ships
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.4910
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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