Raising bark LA ESCOCOESA sunk off Robbins Reef Light, NJ, March 23, 1899
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York Bay
4-1/2 x 6-3/4 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; bow view capsized bark LA ESCOCESA being raised by derrick MONARCH and another salvage vessel, after collision with tugboat MCCALDIN BROS., off Robbins Reef Light, New York Bay, March 23, 1899; handwritten in negative lower left "528"; see related photographs 2008.28.4.25-26, 28-30, 32-33, 35-41; see accession file for account of suit brought by McCaldin Bros. Company.