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Title: Floating derrick assisting tugboat JERSEY CENTRAL sunk off Communipaw, Jersey City, New Jersey, February 15, 1924

Accession Number: 2008.28.5.578
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: gelatin silver print
Maker: Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Place: USA, NJ, Jersey City, Communipaw
Date: 1924-02-15
Materials: paper
Description: Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.5 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper right "7939", and on album page "TUG 'JERSEY CENTRAL' SUNK COMMUNIPAW FEB. 15, 1924."; port view of sunken tugboat JERSEY CENTRAL, floating derrick assisting at left, ship INVERUGLAS at wharf in background (identified from original negative 1964.660.2862); see related photographs 2008.28.5.578-580.

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