Records of the Coastal Marine Salvage Co. (Coll. 70)



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Overview of the Records

History of the Coastal Marine Salvage Company

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Indexes

Detailed Description of the Records

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Coastal Marine Salvage Co.
Title: Records of the Coastal Marine Salvage Co.
Dates: 1959-1962
Extent: 624 pieces
Abstract: This is a collection of business correspondence, bills, statements, receipts, licenses, inventories of salvage equipment and gear, reports relating to particular salvage projects, photographs, and other records, relating to diving and salvage operations. Persons represented include Richard L. Dyer, president.
Identification: Coll. 70

History of the Coastal Marine Salvage Company

Coastal Marine Salvage Co. was located in Hingham, Massachusetts from 1954 to 1960. Richard L. Dryer was president of the firm which specialized in small craft salvage, mooring contract work, and special diving services. By 1961 the company moved to Quincy, Massachusetts and was renamed Coastal Marine Survey and Salvage Inc., with Mr. Dryers remaining as president.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Dyer, Richard L.

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Coastal Marine Survey and Salvage Inc.

Subjects:

Deep diving
Salvage--Massachusetts--Hingham

Document Types:

Inventories
Photographs

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 70, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Indexes

Index to Personal and Corporate Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about Ace Electronics Associates, Inc. in Box 1, Folder 1 of the collection.
Ace Electronics Associates, Inc. 1/1
Alexander Industries 1/4
Alexander, Albert I. 1/4
American Bosch Arma Corp. 1/1
American Metal Market 1/2
Aqua Products, Inc. 1/1
Armstrong, M.M. 1/2
Bankers Discount Trust Co. 1/2
Bar Harbor Airways, Inc. 1/3
Bates & Hawkes 1/2
Beacon Construction Co. 1/2
Beaton, Al. J. 1/2, 1/3
Bell, John D. 1/2
Berger, William L. 1/1, 1/2
Berna, Tell 1/2
Bethlehem Steel Corp. 1/2
Bishop, Norman J. 1/3
Bolster, R.P. 1/1
Bossart, J.H. 1/2
Boston Yacht Club 1/1
Bottomley, John S. 1/2
Bucknam, Ralph W. 1/1
Burke, Walter J. 1/1
Burman, D.A. 1/2
Burres, David 1/3
Buswell, F.L. 1/3
Cape Cod Standard Times 1/1
Carr, Arnold 1/2
Caruso, Thomas J. 1/3
Cary, Arnold 1/1
Case, William W. 1/3
Charles, L. Hazelton & Son, Inc. 1/1
Cloutier Stamp Shop 1/2
Cohen, Jack 1/3
Connecticut General Life Insurance Co. 1/2
Consolidated Industries 1/3
Cressman, M.C. 1/2
Cronin, Edith I. 1/3
Cross, R.K. 1/1
Crucible Steel Co. of America 1/2
Currier, Parker L. 1/2
Cushing, Leonard 1/2
D.W. Onan & Cons, Inc. 1/1
Divers Training Academy 1/1
Dixon Developments 1/2
Dorigan, A.C. 1/2
Downs, Hugh 1/2
Duane, John J. 1/2
E.W. Lounsbury Co. 1/3
Eastair Corp. 1/3
Edwin L. Pride Co. 1/2
Elliot, Howard 1/2
Era Dynamics Corp. 1/3
Ercon Construction Corp. 1/1
Falmouth National Bank 1/2
Farnsworth, Robert 1/1
Fauquet, Remy (Jr.) 1/3
Federal Salvage & Machinery Co. 1/3
Foretich, John M. 1/2
Francis, Porter 1/1
Gainly, M. 1/2
Gallagher, Raymond F. (Jr.) 1/2, 1/3
Gallo, Catherine V. 1/3
General Marine Construction Co. 1/2
Giello, C. Lillian 1/3
Gottfried, N.J. 1/3
Grace Co. 1/1
Graham, Glenn K. 1/1
Graves, Deam L. 1/1, 1/2
H.J. Branigan & Co. 1/3, 1/4
Hale Fire Pump Co. `1/2
Harford Railroad Co. 1/2
Harrington, Vincent 1/2
Hartlove, H.M. 1/2
Hartwell, Leon M. 1/3
Hazelton, C. Kenneth 1/1
Heine, William I. 1/1
Helio Aircraft Corp. 1/2
Heller, Albert 1/2
Hennessey, Paul F. 1/1
Hession, Michael F. 1/2
Hogan, Thomas F. 1/1, 1/2
Hooper, Linzee F. 1/1
Hubbs Engine Co. 1/1
Inches, J.C. 1/2, 1/3
J.H. Westerbeke Corp. 1/1
Jakes D. Shea Co., Inc. 1/3
James Bliss & Co. 1/3
Jenkins, Stanley H. 1/1, 1/2, 1/3
Kaplan, David B. 1/1, 1/2
Katz & Kaplan 1/1
Kezur, Sidney 1/3
Kimnach, Robert B. 1/2
Kitteredge, Keith B. 1/2
Kulin, S. Andrew 1/2
La Paglia, Angelo 1/2, 1/3
Leventhal, Robert 1/2
Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. 1/2
Look, Frank B. 1/2
Lovell, Robert C. 1/2, 1/3
MacDougall, Hume 1/2
MacKinnon, Robert B. 1/2
Mathewson Machine Works 1/2
McCartney, Hugh R. 1/1
McGinnis, G. 1/1
McGinnis, John C. 1/1
McNealy & Buknam Insurance Co. 1/1
Migliaccio, Chris 1/2
Mitchell, Robert B. 1/1, 1/2
Mixter, Dorothy F. 1/2, 1/3
Moore, Hartwell S. 1/2, 1/3
Motte, Patricia 1/2, 1/3
Murray, Thomas W., Jr. 1/3
New England Engine & Parts Co. 1/3
Nicoll, Frank 1/1
Nielsen, Harold M. 1/1
Normalair, Inc. 1/1
North East Cine Divers 1/1
Patterson, Wylde & Windeler, Inc. 1/2, 1/3
Perry, Raymond F. 1/2
Phillips, Manuel 1/2
Pike, Leslie 1/3
Port Toledo Steel Co. 1/3
Pride, E. Ober 1/3
Quincy Adams Yacht Yard 1/1
R.M. Packer & Co. 1/2
Ray, Roberts S. 1/2
Raymond, Samuel O. 1/3
Richards, James L. 1/2, 1/3
Rick, Frank 1/2
Rivinius, George 1/2
Rogols, Sam 1/3
Rowe, Leonard W., Jr. 1/2, 1/3
Schair & Duquet 1/1
Schair, Burton 1/1
Schawarz, Kenneth R. 1/1
Schiavone & Sons, Inc. 1/2
Schuyler, ? 1/1
Seaqy Construction Co. 1/2
Seward, Herbert Lee 1/2
Sewell, Herbert 1/2
Shine, Kaye 1/2
Ship Supply Corp. 1/2
Siebe, Gorman & Co. Ltd. 1/2
Solomon, Aaron N. 1/1
Stearns Magnetic Products 1/3
Stedman, G.W. (Jr.) 1/2
Stober, C.H. 1/2
Stoddard, ? 1/2
Sulesky, A.E. 1/1
Swindell, George O. 1/1
The Fund Insurance Co. 1/1
U.S. Army Corps, of Engineers 1/1, 1/2
U.S. Coast Guard 1/2
U.S. Steel Corp. 1/2
Universal Insurance Co. 1/2
Ward, Jack 1/1
Weaver, Robert A. 1/2
Whiting, Edward D. 1/1
Wolfrum, Carl A. 1/2
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute 1/2
Woods, D.W. 1/2
Wright, Redwood 1/2

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Index to Vessel Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about the sailboat ALEDA II in Box 1, Folder 2 of the collection.
ALEDA II (Sailboat) 1/2
ARGONAUT (Motor vessel) 1/1, 1/2, 1/3
CAPRIOLE (Yawl) 1/3
CHIEF (Cabin cruiser) 1/3
PLAYMATE (Cabin Cruiser) 1/3
PORT HUNTER (Steamship) 1/1, 1/2
THISTLE III (Sloop) 1/3

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Detailed Description of the Records

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Records 1959-1962
Box Folder
1 1 Business correspondence; 1959-1960
2 Business correspondence; 1961 Jan - Mar
3 Business correspondence; 1961 Apr - Dec
4 Business correspondence; 1962
5 Telegrams; 1961
6 General business bills, receipts, licenses, statements, insurance, etc; 1960-1961
7 Inventories of equipment and gear; 1961
8 Progress reports, notices, etc; 1960-1961
9 Agreements, and reports regarding SS. PORT HUNTER; 1960
10 Documents relating to proposed removal of sunken barge off Edgartown, Massachusetts; 1960
11 Papers relating to work boat ARGONAUT; 1961
12 Descriptions of tugboats and work boats for sale; 1961
13 Employment information; 1960-1961
14 Payroll statements for "aquarium job;" 1961
15 Mooring services papers; 1960
16 Miscellaneous salvage and wreck information; undated
Box Folder
2 1 Notebooks re. salvage work; undated
2 Coastal Marine Survey & Salvage Corp., corporation statement of purpose; 1961
Box Folder
2 3 Miscellaneous material; undated
4 Massachusetts Rules and Regulations for keeping and using explosives; undated
5 A Preliminary Study of a self- propelled Bathysphere; undated
6 Miscellaneous photographs; undated
7 Miscellaneous circulars, price lists, brochures, etc; undated
8 Navy Department Diving Manuel; 1943
9 Article on salvage of AFRICAN QUEEN, True Magazine; 1960 May
10 Miscellaneous newspaper clippings; undated
11 Northeast Council Skindiving Clubs Newsletter; 1959

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