Raising 3-masted schooner PENOKEE, Romer Shoal (NY & NJ), September 1899
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, Romer Shoal; USA, NY, New York Bay
4-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten in negative lower left "624"; raising of schooner PENOKEE after sinking in channel below Romer Shoal, September 14, 1899; stern view of floating derrick MONARCH and bow view of PENOKEE, barge at right, 2 sailing vessels in background; PENOKEE had sunk south of Romer Shoal, Lower Bay, but raised and brought in to shore, September 14, 1899; see duplicate 2008.28.3.94, and related photographs 2008.28.4.169-171, 178; see accession file for account of the accident.