Floating derrick and submarine S-48 after sinking during builder's trials, off Penfield Reef, Fairfield County, CT, Long Island Sound, December 7, 1921
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, CT, Long Island Sound; USA, CT, Penfield Reef
3-3/4 x 6-1/2 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.5 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper left "7341", and on album page "SUBMARINE 'S 48' SUNK OFF BRIDGEPORT."; deck view of floating derrick? and possibly submarine S-48 raised after sinking during builder's trials, off Penfield Reef, Fairfield County, CT, Long Island Sound, December 7, 1921; from original negative 1964.660.2394; see duplicate print 1964.517.31; 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.