Floating derricks raising submarine S-48 sunk off Penfield Reef, Fairfield County, CT, Long Island Sound, December 7, 1921
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, CT, Long Island Sound; USA, CT, Penfield Reef
overall: 8-3/8 x 11-1/4 in.; image: 7-1/4 x 9-3/8 in.
Gelatin silver print mounted on cloth, in album 1964.517 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation; floating derricks (MONARCH at right) raising submarine S-48 sunk during builder's trials, off Penfield Reef, Fairfield County, CT, Long Island Sound, December 7, 1921; from original negative 1964.660.2390 (neg. no. 7334); see camera copy print 2008.28.5.31; see related photographs 1964.517.29-31; see accession file for account of accident due to unsecured manhole in plate aft ballast tank.