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VINEYARD LIGHTSHIP sonar search (MA) - Harold E. Edgerton, W. B. Luther Jr., 1963

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1963-07
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: MA
Measurements: 2" x 2"

H. E. Edgerton watches as Bradford Luther, Jr. uses a divider to measure a distance on a sea chart of Martha's Vineyard area; search expedition in 1963 located the VINEYARD LIGHTSHIP wreck using Edgerton's side-scan sonar instruments. (CC)


HEE-SC-00777

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