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NHF-120 Raising of S-48 Collection

Photo album by Chapman entitled “Under Water Cutting Torch,” containing 10 sepia photographs. Depicted is the raising and repair of S-48 (SS-159) in December 1921. Firm of Merritt and Chapman Derrick and Wrecking Company is shown.
Title: Raising of S-48 Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-120.02: Sunken submarine S-48 (SS-159) is raised to the surface in December 1921
Description: Photo album by Chapman entitled “Under Water Cutting Torch,” containing 10 sepia photographs. Depicted is the raising and repair of S-48 (SS-159) in December 1921. Firm of Merritt and Chapman Derrick and Wrecking Company is shown.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-120
Tags: NHHC_Tags:warfare/operational-concepts/salvage
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Circa this Year: 1921
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Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Submarine
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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