VINEYARD LIGHTSHIP, compass (Cambridge, MA) - 1970

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1970-05
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: MA
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Display of compass recovered from the VINEYARD LIGHTHOUSE shipwreck, that Harold E. Edgerton located using side scan sonar in 1963 on a project with Bradford Luther. Display at MIT included other shipwreck artifacts in Edgerton's collection. CC)


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1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor