Pumping out sunk troop ship SARATOGA, probably at Morse Dry Dock and Repair Company, Brooklyn, NY, July 1917
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Brooklyn
4-1/4 x 6 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.8 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper left "5943", and on album page "S.S. SARATOGA SUNK PIER 56 BKLYN." and "12" WRECKING PUMP"; pumping out sunk troop ship SARATOGA, probably at Morse Dry Dock and Repair Company, Brooklyn, NY, after being towed from Tompkinsville, Staten Island, New York, July 1917, after rammed by steamship PANAMA; from original negative 1964.660.1870; see related photographs 2008.28.8.21-29; see accession file for account of accident.