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Title: Steamship WEST CALUMB sunk at pier 16, Brooklyn, NY, January 12, 1923

Accession Number: 2008.28.5.293
Type: gelatin silver print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NY, Brooklyn
Date: 1923-01-12
Materials: paper
Description: Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.5 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper right "7626", and on album page "S.S. 'WEST CALUMB'/ SUNK PIER 16 B'KLYN,/ JAN 12TH , 1923."; bow view of WEST COLUMB at pier 16, Brooklyn, NY, showing damage to starboard side; floating derrick COMMISSIONER alongside, and tugboat GEO. N. BARRETT in background; from original negative 1964.660.2618; see related photographs 2008.28.5.293-295.

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