Steamboat JOHN E. MOORE recovered from Romer Shoals, November 26, 1896
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation; Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.
USA, Romer Shoal
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; printed in negative lower right "261"; handwritten in negative at bottom "Steamboat 'John E. Moore,'/ Recovered from Romer Shoals within 24 Hours after sinking. Nov. 26th 96./ by Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co." Ref: Norman Brouwer, 2010, "(1) Waterlogged steamboat JOHN E. MOORE brought in from Romer Shoal, Lower Bay after sinking there, Nov. 26, 1896. Tugboat ___EVARTS moving derrick barge, apparently RELIANCE."; see duplicates 1964.520.24 and 2008.28.4.81.