The S.S. New York goes aground in the Cape Cod Canal

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1928-04-17

GUSN

GUSN-291360

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Description

A black and white view of the S.S. New York as it evacuates passengers onto lifeboats following its running aground in the Cape Cod Canal. The image shows a lifeboat getting loaded up with people and supplies, while many passengers watch the scene unfold from the railings of the New York.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
spectators (event observers)
lifeboats
steamships
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white photograph; 9.25 x 7 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2006

Reference Code

MS028.04.022.045

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Originator

International Newsreel Corporation

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item