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Remarkable photo of the Vestris disaster

Remarkable photo of the Vestris disaster

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Summary

Photograph shows crew and passengers of the S. S. Vestris trying to lower lifeboats from the port side; passenger in foreground trying to keep balance as ship tilts sharply to starboard side. The photo was taken by Fred Hanson, a crew member on the Vestris, as it was sinking on November 12, 1928.

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Date

01/01/1928
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Contributors

Hanson, Fred, active 1928, photographer
Pacific & Atlantic Photos, Inc., copyright claimant
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on publication. No renewal found in Copyright (11/29/2007).

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