Title: Derrick RELIANCE and tugboat N.B. STARBUCK at Pier 10, East River, New York, NY, March 17, 1895 |
Accession Number: 2008.28.2.109
Type: gelatin silver print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, New York, East River
Description: Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.2 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten on album page "Tug 'N.B. Starbuck' run over & sunk off Pier 10 E.R. by S.S. 'Senneca' [sic] March 13th 1895, raised by/ Derrick 'Reliance' March 17th 1895"; derrick RELIANCE and tugboat N.B. STARBUCK at Pier 10, East River, New York, NY, March 17, 1895; during a tide surge on March 13, 1895, Ward Line steamship SENECA struck the tugboat N.B. STARBUCK, whose captain, Jacob Brandow, hit his head as he jumped from the vessel and died from the injury (see accession file for New York Times article March 14, 1895); see related photograph 2008.28.2.108.
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