Lighters HENRY SEYMOUR, RESOLUTE and SAXON assisting steamship HUTTONWOOD off Brooklyn, NY, after explosion in hold on August 6, 1918
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NY, Brooklyn
4-3/4 x 6-5/8 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.8 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten upper left "6132", and on album page "HUTTONWOOD"; lighters HENRY SEYMOUR, RESOLUTE, and SAXON assisting steamship HUTTONWOOD off Brooklyn, NY, after explosion in hold on August 6, 1918; from original negative 1964.660.2010; see related photographs 2008.28.8.221-231, 333-237; see accession file for August 8, 1918, "New York Times" article about the explosion.