Tugboat PEACOCK towing 5-masted barkentine MONFALCONE after hurricane near Colon, Panama, 1923
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
overall: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.
Gelatin silver print in album 1962.1249 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation, (on side 2 of 8th page); lower right corner torn off; handwritten on album page "'Peacock' Towing 'Monfalcone'"; salvage tugboat? PEACOCK towing 5-masted barkentine MONFALCONE, battleship? in background. MONFALCONE dismasted during hurricane 1923 near Colon, Panama; towed to Los Angeles, California, by salvage tugboat PEACOCK; later became "pleasure barge with gambling tables.