Two ships stuck together amidst a blazing fire

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1963-11-14

GUSN

GUSN-291806

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Description

A black and white view of the Norwegian freighter, Fernview, and the tanker, Dynafuel as they attempt to get untangled from each other while a fire rages on the end of the Dynafuel. The image shows one Coast Guard boat evacuating the crews and two others attempting to put out the fire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canals
cargo vessels
tankers (cargo vessels)
fires (events)
coast guards
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white photograph; 6 x 9.25 inches

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2013

Reference Code

MS028.04.022.071

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Buzzards Bay (Massachusetts) [bay]

Record Details

Originator

Central Press

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item