Photograph of shipwrecked POLLUX, February 1942
Canada, Newfoundland (province), Saint Lawrence
emulsion on paper
overall: 8 x 10 in.; image: 7 x 9 in.
Photograph; black-and-white photograph of the shipwrecked POLLUX (built 1939), February 1942; the ship was broken in three parts, only the middle section is above water; from Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "This [is] Ena [sic] Farrow's photograph of the POLLUX the day after we were rescued and appeared in the New York TImes. The ship was broken in three parts. You can see the afterpart broken off and the whole forward part, forward of the king posts broke off. The bosun chair was led from the bridge, port bridge ... a line from the port bridge to the rock. And everybody that was left was transferred from that position."