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Title: Salvage Scenes

Accession Number: 1964.660.5085
Type: gelatin negative
Maker: Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
Place: USA, FL
Materials: glass
Description: Gelatin glass negative of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corp.; one of twelve salvage scenes; captions for each picture: jacking SS MAUDE; SS NICHOLAS CUNEO ashore at Long Beach; SS KERSHAW; jacks set, SS MAUDE; beach gear SS NORTHERN PACIFIC; SS LOUISIANE ashore Sombrero Reef, Florida; jacks at end of lift and pull; SS LOUISIANE jacks in place for 2nd lift. Before 1st lift was made, tide gauge shown in photo was at ship's side; SS LOUISIANE ashore Sombrero Reef, photo shows shallowness of water at commencement of operations; SS CALABRIA being jacked; jacking SS LOUISIANE end of heave; jacks set SS LOUISIANE.

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