British 4-masted bark CARNIEHILL after fire, derrick RELIANCE alongside, in New York Bay off Governors Island, August 1895
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, Governors Island
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.2 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten on album page "Sp 'Craniehill' [sic] at Gov I. August 1895"; stern view of British 4-masted bark CARNIEHILL with floating derrick RELIANCE along port side in New York Bay off Governors Island, after burning on August 1, 1895; later renamed CHARLES R. FLINT under American ownership; see accession file for New York Times article, February 22, 1896; see related photographs 2008.28.2.135-138, 148.