Two tugboats fail ro refloat barge

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1971-03-16

GUSN

GUSN-291687

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Description

A black and white view of two tugboats as they try unsuccessfully to refloat a barge that ran aground near the mouth of the Cape Cod Canal. The barge had been en route to Bangor, ME from Philadelphia when 50 knot winds blew it off course into shallow waters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
tugboats
barges (flat-bottomed watercraft)
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white photograph; 8.5 x 7 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2012

Reference Code

MS028.04.022.052

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Bourne (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Associated Press

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item