Salvage of U.S. Government Transport McPHERSON stranded at Matanzas, Cuba, February 5, 1901

gelatin silver print

PHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Cuba, Matanzas
1901-02-05
paper
2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in.

Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.4 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten lower left "964"; probably salvage of S.S. McPHERSON (steel, bu. 1880, U.S. Govt. transport) stranded at Matanzas, Cuba, February 5, 1901; clops-up view, men standing on hoses? or pipes? alongside vessel; see related photograph 2008.28.4.412A, and 1964.660.5081; see accession file for February 5, 1901, New York Times article about McPHERSON running aground in the fog.


2008.28.4.412

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