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Identifier

2005002r_POS-002_English_tube_test

Creation Date

1907

Subject—Topics

Salvage tubes; Brightlingsea, England; Simon Lake English tube

Description

Test of the English tube submerged in about 75 feet, Brightlingsea—temporarily attached to a schooner, 1907. Simon Lake built the salvage tube under contract with Lloyds of London for the salvage of the Lutine, a treasure laden vessel that sunk in the Zuider Sea. [Brightlingsea is a coastal town in the Tendring district of Essex, England, located between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea, situated at the mouth of the River Colne, on Brightlingsea Creek.]

Format

BW Glass plate positive; 3.25" x 4"

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

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