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Title Helmet, work, belonging to Benny Fernandez & used by him at the Bethlehem Steel Shipyard.
Object Name Helmet
Other Name Benny Fernandez work helmet
Catalog Number 2001.038.0002
Collection Bethlehem Steel Hoboken Shipyard Employee Archive
Credit Long term loan courtesy of Benedict Fernandez.
Description 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.
Date 1970-1983
Year Range from 1970
Year Range to 1983
People Fernandez, Benedict J., Sr.
Fernandez, Benedict J., Jr.
Search Terms Bethlehem Steel
Caption front view
Imagefile 006\20010380002.JPG
Notes long term loan
Classification Men