|Title||Helmet, work, belonging to Benny Fernandez & used by him at the Bethlehem Steel Shipyard.|
|Other Name||Benny Fernandez work helmet|
|Collection||Bethlehem Steel Hoboken Shipyard Employee Archive|
|Credit||Long term loan courtesy of Benedict Fernandez.|
Work helmet belonging to Benny Fernandez and used by him at the Bethlehem Steel Shipyard, Hoboken. He was father of donor Ben Fernandez, Jr. Fernandez senior worked at the shipyard from 1941 to 1983, his last position was that of riggers crane operator. His son also worked at the same site.
The gray fiberglass helmet has the name "J.B. Fernandez" painted in white block letters above the front brim. Applied number decals, "65", are on each side of the helmet. The number is the employee's department number.
|Year Range from||1970|
|Year Range to||1983|
Fernandez, Benedict J., Sr.
Fernandez, Benedict J., Jr.
|Notes||long term loan|