Floating derricks raising submarine S-48 sunk during builder's trials, off Penfield Reef, Fairfield County, CT, Long Island Sound, December 7, 1921

gelatin silver print

PHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, CT, Long Island Sound; USA, CT, Penfield Reef
1921-12-07
paper
4 x 6 in.

Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.5 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper left "7336", and on album page "SUBMARINE 'S 48' SUNK OFF BRIDGEPORT."; floating derricks COMMISSIONER, MONARCH, and CENTURY raising submarine S-48 sunk during builder's trials, off Penfield Reef, Fairfield County, CT, Long Island Sound, December 7, 1921; see related photographs 2008.28.5.31-35, 71; see accession file for account of accident due to unsecured manhole in plate aft ballast tank.


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