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The S.S. New York goes aground in the Cape Cod Canal

MS028.04.022.045 (RS192798)

Description

A black and white view of the S.S. New York as it evacuates passengers onto lifeboats following its running aground in the Cape Cod Canal. The image shows a lifeboat getting loaded up with people and supplies, while many passengers watch the scene unfold from the railings of the New York.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1928-04-17
Date of Acquisition
2006
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph; 9.25 x 7 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
291360
Reference Code
MS028.04.022.045

Record details

Originator
International Newsreel Corporation
Descriptive Terms
canals
lifeboats
spectators (event observers)
steamships
Material Type
photographs
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

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