Deck view of damaged oil carrier F.D. ASCHE in dry dock at Robbins Dry Dock, Brooklyn, NY, September 1922
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Brooklyn
4-3/4 x 6-3/4 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.5 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper right "7301", and on album page "F.D. ASCHE IN DRY DOCK/ SEPT 1922"; deck view, probably oil carrier F.D. ASCHE in dry dock at Robbins Dry Dock, Brooklyn, NY, September 1922; crate on deck marked "FITTING FOR/ INGERSOL [sic.] RAND COMP/ -RESSOR"; from original negative 1964.660.2366; see related photographs 2008.28.5.1-14; see accession file for articles from "The Nautical Gazette", Nov.-Dec. 1921, with account of the vessel wrecked on reef in the Bahamas during storm, October 1921, and subsequently towed to Brooklyn, arriving December 1, 1921.