Tanker SWIFTSTAR in dry dock after running aground off Block Island, Rhode Island, October 11, 1922
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
4-3/4 x 6-7/8 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.5 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper right "7637", and on album page "S.S. 'SWIFTSTAR' IN DRY DOCK"; view damaged hull of tanker SWIFTSTAR of New York in dry dock after running aground off Block Island, RI, October 11, 1922; "E17" painted on hull; from original negative 1964.660.2626; see related photographs 2008.28.5.278-283, 285-292.