Tanker JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER at Robins Dry Dock, Brooklyn, NY, 1920, after being aground near Tampico, Mexico, December 1919
gelatin silver printPHOTOGRAPHS
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Mexico, Tamaulipas, Tampico
4-3/4 x 6-3/4 in.
Gelatin silver print in photograph album 2008.28.8 of Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation salvage operations; handwritten lower left "6775", and "Hole Stove In Bottom/ Of s/s 'Rockefeller'/ Tampico, Mexico."; view of damaged hull of tanker JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER probably at Robins Dry Dock, Brooklyn, NY, 1920, after being aground near Tampico, Mexico, December 1919; see related photographs 2008.28.8.800-812; see accession file for notice in "The Nautical Gazette" (Vol. 99, page 442, October 2, 1920) about accident.