Steam lighter MECHANIC sunk, probably at Black Tom Island, NJ, circa 1919
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
USA, NJ, Black Tom Island
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 right "6551", and on album page "ST'M L'TER 'MECHANIC'/ SUNK AT BLACK TOM, N.Y.,"; steam lighter MECHANIC sunk, probably at Black Tom Island, NJ, circa 1919; see related photograph 2008.28.8.591; (probably not Black Tom sand bar off Mamaroneck NY).