1st Caledonia wrecked on Cape Cod 1863 - albumen print

1st Caledonia wrecked on Cape Cod 1863 - albumen print

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original ca.1863 albumen print showing the s.s. Caledonia stranded near Cape Cod, with figures in the foreground.

mounted on card. image size 9x12.5. overall card size 16x15cm. very good condition. 

the Anchor Line steamship 'Caledonia' was stranded near Cape Cod on December 31st 1863 when sailing from Portland to New York.

Given up as a total loss, she was later salvaged and renamed 'Concordia'.

There is a small pencil name D.H.[?] Mayo, which may identify the photographer.