Tugboat ELI B. CONINE sunk off Wards Island, Hell Gate, New York, August 23, 1917
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, New York, Hell Gate
3-1/4 x 5-1/2 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.8 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper left "59" (crossed out), and on album page "TUG ELI. B. CONINE/ OFF WARDS ISL HELL GATE NY. AUG 23/17"; stern view of tugboat ELI B. CONINE sunk off Wards Island, Hell Gate, New York, August 23, 1917; alongside barge HECKER'S MILL; see similar view 1964.660.1881; see related photographs 2008.28.8.30-33.