Unloading cargo from steamship MANCHURIA sunk at Stapleton, Staten Island, New York, June 1917
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, Staten Island, Stapleton
4 x 6 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.8 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper right "5905", and on album page "S.S. 'MANCHURIA' SUNK AT STAPLETON, S.I.'"; unloading cargo (crates and barrels) from steamship MANCHURIA sunk at Stapleton, Staten Island, New York, June 1917; from original negative 1964.660.1841; see related photographs 2008.28.8.1-14; see accession file for June 14, 1917, New York Times article about the accident with monitor AMPHITRITE in the fog.