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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1951-05-05

GUSN

GUSN-291297

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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. A uniformed official looks on. The back of the photo bears the erroneous inscription, "Alexander Sword."

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
ships
accidents
spectators (event observers)
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

MS028.04.022.024

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item