Writing on bottom states, "1134-42 US Navy Yard, SC. August 1, 1942. Plate #5. General Elecric 540 KW Sweep Generator. Switchboard showing Terminal Strip and Thyrite Resistor. Note Terminals 52 & 53 (arrow) and leads to Reference Field of Amplidyne. File 13558."
Writing on bottom states, "US Navy Yard, SC. August 12, 1943. Test Plates with sprayed galvanized coatings. After fifteen months exposure to inland atmospheric conditions. Full size image (front of plate). File 8-12-43-5."
Printing on bottom states, "494-43, US Navy Yard, SC March 4, 1943. Left ot right, beginning third from left, Mrs. V. D. Gormon, Mrs. B. P. Anderson, Mrs. Starkey, Lt. Gormon, Lt. R. E. Wheeler, Mrs. Wheeler, Lt. T. N. Brown, Commander L. C. Petross, Chaplain R. E. LeMoine, Mrs. Petross, Commander L. A. Tichenor, Lt. Comdr. G. R. Arey, Lt. Starkey. File 15187., DD"
Note on back states, "January 17, 1958 Rear Admiral G. C. Crawford, Commandant, Sixth Naval District, addresses distinguished quests during ceremonies today at US Naval Base Charleston, SC where US destroyer Anthony (left background) was transferred to custody of West German Navy."
Accompaning note states, "Floating Drydock - To augment Drydock No. 1 and Drydock No. 2 Charleston maintains ARD 15 shown here, and ARD 12. These ARDs provide additional capability for meeting heavy docking needs to Fleet in this area."