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Wreck of the Alton A, 1972

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Wreck of the Alton A, 1972

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This nighttime photograph shows rescuers working to save the "Alton A" off the coast of Maine in 1972. The white hulled vessel is the Coast Guard motor lifeboat that attempted to save the Alton A., and ended up wrecked too.

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  • Title: Wreck of the Alton A, 1972
  • Creation Date: 1972
  • Subject Date: 1972
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 25
  • Local Code: Photographs--Vessels--Shipwrecks
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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