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
4-3/8 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; capsized bark LA ESCOCESA being raised by floating derrick MONARCH and another salvage vessel after collision with tugboat MCCALDIN BROS off Robbins Reef Light, New York Bay, March 23, 1899; buoy lower left; handwritten in negative lower left "529"; 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.