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Two ships stuck together amidst a blazing fire

MS028.04.022.071 (RS195443)

Description

A black and white view of the Norwegian freighter, Fernview, and the tanker, Dynafuel as they attempt to get untangled from each other while a fire rages on the end of the Dynafuel. The image shows one Coast Guard boat evacuating the crews and two others attempting to put out the fire.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1963-11-14
Date of Acquisition
2013
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph; 6 x 9.25 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
291806
Reference Code
MS028.04.022.071

Record details

Originator
Central Press
Descriptive Terms
canals
cargo vessels
coast guards
fires (events)
tankers (cargo vessels)
Material Type
photographs
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Buzzards Bay (Massachusetts) [bay]

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