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Two tugboats fail ro refloat barge

MS028.04.022.052 (RS192811)

Description

A black and white view of two tugboats as they try unsuccessfully to refloat a barge that ran aground near the mouth of the Cape Cod Canal. The barge had been en route to Bangor, ME from Philadelphia when 50 knot winds blew it off course into shallow waters.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1971-03-16
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph; 8.5 x 7 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
291687
Reference Code
MS028.04.022.052

Record details

Originator
Associated Press
Descriptive Terms
barges (flat-bottomed watercraft)
canals
tugboats
Material Type
photographs
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

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