This appears to be the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line launched in 1921. Elton took this shot while on a ferry across the New York Bay from 69th St. in Brooklyn to St. George in Staten Island.
New York Bay (NY)
Wade, Elton H. L.
Negative, Sheet Film
3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Franklin Township Public Library
Elton H. L. Wade Photograph Collection