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Identifier

2005002r_POS-045_Simon_Lake_submarine_tour

Creation Date

1921

Subject—Topics

Lake Argonaut Salvage Corporation; Submarines; Argosy; Argonaut

Description

Photograph of touring Simon Lake submarine operation, with the caption “A lady passenger just emerging from the upper end of the access tube of the Argosy & Argonaut with part of her ‘catch,’ after a walk on the bottom of Long Island Sound.” The Argosy (mother ship) and the Argonaut III (submersible) were constructed at Bridgeport in 1919 by the Lake Argonaut Salvage Corporation.

Format

BW Glass plate positive; 3.25" x 4"

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

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