Floating derricks raising ferry CHICAGO sunk off Pier 13, New York, NY, by collision with steamship AUGUSTA, October 31, 1899
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); USA, NY, New York
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; floating derricks (RELIANCE at right) raising ferry CHICAGO; captions from duplicate 2008.38.3.96, "Raised Dec. 7th 1899", and "FERRY BOAT 'CHICAGO.'/ Sunk off Pier 13, N.R. by collision with S.S. 'Augusta' on Oct. 31st 1899."; see related photographs 2008.28.3.96-99 and 2008.28.4.127.