Tugboat WALLACE B. FLINT alongside damaged tubgoat JAMES D. NICOL, East River, New York, July 10, 1894
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Brooklyn; USA, NY, New York, East River
4-1/2 x 6-1/4 in.
Cyanotype in photograph album 2008.28.2 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten on photograph lower right "110"; handwritten on album page "Tug 'James D. Nichols' [sic] capsized & Sunk/ off the Highlands [NJ] June 24 1894./ Going on Dry Dock, 20th St Brooklyn/ July 10th 1894"; port bow view of tugboat WALLACE B. FLINT alongside damaged tugboat JAMES D. NICOL, East River, New York; see related photograph 2008.28.2.16; see accession file for "New York Times" article June, 26, 1894, which describes overcrowded tugboat capsized off Seabright, NJ, of the 136 people aboard 16 drowned.