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U.S.S. "Wyoming," Boston Harbor, 1872

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U.S.S. "Wyoming" firing torpedo in Boston Harbor, January 12, 1872.

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1872
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1931-05-28
Physical Description
1 photographic print : albumen, mounted ; 5 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches
Inscriptions
Torpedo fired from a spar attached to starboard bow of the U.S.S. "Wyoming," Boston Harbor, January 12, 1872.
Class of Torpedo, 100-pdr. Content = 115 lbs. of cannon powder. Distance of explosion from ship = 20 feet.
do. do. below surface of water = 9 feet
Gift of Miss Mary B. Lothrop
Wyoming Jan. 9, 1872
Navy Yard Boston
Dimensions
7 3/4x 5 7/8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Oversize photograph number: OVP0280
GUSN
221587
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.280

Record details

Material Type
albumen prints
photographic prints
photographs
Subjects
Marine photography
Places
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
OVP file 95

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