Steam Tug "Blue Light" at Woods Hole, Massachusetts

ID: SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1273]

Creator: United States National Museum Photographic Laboratory

Form/Genre: Glass negatives

Date: 1875

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-1273

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Summary

Steam tug "Blue Light" at Coast Guard dock in Little Harbor. This research vessel was assigned by the U.S. Navy to second secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries, Spencer Fullerton Baird, for research activities for the United States Fish Commission.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • United States Fish Commission
  • Blue Light (Steamer)

Notes

USNM No. 1273

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Box 001, Image No. MAH-1273

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1875

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Topic

  • Boats and boating
  • Research vessels
  • Ships

Place

Woods Holl (Mass.)

Form/Genre

Glass negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-006 [MAH-1273]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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