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Title: Raising bark LA ESCOCOESA sunk off Robbins Reef Light, NJ, March 23, 1899

Accession Number: 2008.28.4.40
Type: gelatin silver print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, New York Bay
Date: 1899-03
Materials: paper
Description: Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; bow view of capsized bark LA ESCOCESA being raised by floating derrick MONARCH and other salvage vessels after collision with tugboat MCCALDIN BROS off Robbins Reef Light, New York Bay, March 23, 1899; handwritten in negative lower left "527"; see related photographs 2008.28.4.25-26, 28-30, 32-33, 35-41; see accession file for account of suit brought by McCaldin Bros. Company.

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