gelatin negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
overall: 14 x 11 in.
Gelatin glass negative of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corp.; one of twelve salvage scenes; captions for each picture: jacking SS MAUDE; SS NICHOLAS CUNEO ashore at Long Beach; SS KERSHAW; jacks set, SS MAUDE; beach gear SS NORTHERN PACIFIC; SS LOUISIANE ashore Sombrero Reef, Florida; jacks at end of lift and pull; SS LOUISIANE jacks in place for 2nd lift. Before 1st lift was made, tide gauge shown in photo was at ship's side; SS LOUISIANE ashore Sombrero Reef, photo shows shallowness of water at commencement of operations; SS CALABRIA being jacked; jacking SS LOUISIANE end of heave; jacks set SS LOUISIANE.