Ship TROOP stranded on Long Island near Forge River Life-Saving Station, May 24, 1898
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Fire Island
6-1/2 x 4-1/2 in.
Gelatin print in album 2008.28.3 of Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co.; printed in negative lower left "345" and handwritten in negative "STEEL SHIP 'TROOP'/ STRANDED ON LONG ISLAND COAST/ NEAR FORGE RIVER LIFE S.S. STATION/ MAY 24TH 1898" and lower right "COMPLIMENTS OF MERRITT & CHAPMAN/ DERRICK & WRECKING CO. N.Y."; starboard view of ship stranded on beach; see duplicate print 1964.520.204.