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A black and white view of a Coast Guard officer as he watches a collier sink on the Cape Cod Canal. The collier had rammed into the bank of the Canal and the Coast Guard arrived to evacuate the vessel and clear a path for navigation. The image shows a young Coast Guard officer in uniform watching the ship sink deeper into the water.
colliers (bulk carriers)
1 black and white photograph; 8.5 x 6.75 inches
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]