SC 299: Ralph Edwin Long - 17 - Crane

Submarine Chaser SC 299 lifted by a crane at Norfolk.

Just visible near the keel amidships is a housing that would protect the MB Tube hydrophone when not in use. This is a war time photo, evidenced by the bearing indicator under canvas on the flying bridge.

Photograph subchaser SC 299 lifted by a crane. Collection of Ralph Edwin Long, radio electrician on SC 299, courtesy of his nephew, Robert DeBow. Thanks to Russ Lloyd for submitting the photo scan.