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"Arizona Sword" sinking in the Cape Cod Canal (2 copies)

MS028.04.022.024 (RS192815)

Description

Two copies of a black and white photograph of the freighter Arizona Sword sinking after a collision in the Cape Cod Canal with the Berwindvale on May 5, 1951. A uniformed official looks on. The back of the photo bears the erroneous inscription, "Alexander Sword."

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1951-05-05
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
2 photographs, 6 x 3.5 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
291297
Reference Code
MS028.04.022.024

Record details

Descriptive Terms
accidents
canals
ships
spectators (event observers)
Material Type
photographs
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

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