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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1951-05-05

GUSN

GUSN-291296

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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. The back of the photo bears the erroneous inscription, "Alexander Sword (small freighter) after colliding with the Berwind Vale (coal collier) in the Cape Cod Canal."

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
ships
accidents
photographs

Physical Description

2 photographs, 6 x 3.5 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

MS028.04.022.023

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item