Steamer CITY OF WORCESTER sunk in Thames River, New London, CT, May 29, 1898
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, CT, New London; USA, CT, Thames
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 left "340", and handwritten at bottom "S.B. 'CITY OF WORCESTER'/ SUNK IN NEW LONDON HARBOR MAY 29th 1898/ COMPLIMENTS OF/ MERRITT & CHAPMAN DERRICK & WRECKING CO."; bow view of CITY OF WORCESTER partly submerged in Thames River, New London, CT, with lighter HUSTLER and stick lighter F.R. SHARP on either side; see duplicate print 1964.520.209; 2008.28.3.50-52 for similar scenes. Ref: Norman Brouwer, 2010.