Writing on bottom states, "1584-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. October 28, 1941. USS Tillman (DD 641) Bow Assembly total weight 47,780 pounds exclusive of rigging, showing method used for handling stem from ground and transporting bt crane to Building Ways level. The Assembly was lowered to Ways level and transferred to the cranes on the north side. File 11063."
Writing on bottom states, "1455-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. September 26, 1941. Stern Assembly for USS Tillman (DD 641) Total weight 58,560 pounds. Stern complete to Bulkhead no. 183. View shows Stern passing over Crane Structure. File 11030."
Writing on bottom states, "1456-41 US Navy Yard, Charleston, SC. September 26, 1941. Stern Assembly for USS Tillman (DD 641) Being raised to position over top of stage bents, at Bow in preparation of trolleyed over ship to position at Stern. File 11031."
Printing on bottom states, "645-43 US Navy Yard, SC, April 15, 1943. Navy Yard, SC Building Docks #4 placed into commission on April 15,1943, starting the erection of DE's 203 and 204. View shows keel subassemblies of the two ships just after landing on the blocks, officially placing Building Docks #4 into commission." DE-203 & 204 is hand-written on the bottom.