Derricks raising coal elevator CLARK NO. 2 capsized and sunk off Shooters Island, Staten Island, NY, June 24, 1901
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, Staten Island, Shooters Island
4-3/8 x 6-3/8 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten in negative lower left "899"; floating derricks CENTURY, MONARCH and lighter HUSTLER raising coal elevator CLARK NO. 2 after capsizing off Shooters Island, Staten Island, NY, June, 24, 1901; from original negative 1964.660.164; see related photographs 2008.28.4.356-360, 362; see accession file for New York Times article June 25, 1901 (black steward, name unknown, killed in accident.)