Photograph: Ship

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One black and white photograph of a ship taken during one of the Byrd Expeditions.
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These items came from David Harrowfield.: David Harrowfield
Dimensions L x W: whole: 82 x 67mm
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This is the City of New York A sailing vessel with steam engines as well. - From reliable Wikipedia -In 1928, Byrd began his first expedition to the Antarctic involving two ships and three airplanes: Byrd's Flagship was the City of New York (a Norwegian sealing ship previously named Samson that had come into fame as a ship some claimed was in the vicinity of the RMS Titanic when the latter was sinking).

- Lex Calder

Posted on 14-05-2020 00:53:58

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