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9 images. Stranded vessel (Huntington Beach), January 10 1953. Stranded 60 foot aircraft rescue vessel crash boat "Sonar Queen". (Sleeve reads: A-9697). Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Emery. Date: 1953-01-10. Reporter: Emery to MacDowell. Assignment: Ocean surf & stranded vessel, Huntington Beach etc. 16: Subsiding surf left this half-chewed-away sand barrier remaining along the buffeted Seal Beach waterfront where 'peaking' waves soaked & pounded beach homes at dawn today. 17/36/37/05/06/24/25/01/02: Various shots of stranded 60-foot former AVR crash boat, now radar-equipped deluxe vessel, Sonar Queen. Men in pix are from Pacific Tow Boat & Salvage Co. of Long Beach, preparing to start refloating of vessel. At left in most pix, wearing long-bill cap, Geoffrey N. Hoag wearing hat, Capt. Henry K. Hansen".
9 photographs : negatives, b&w 10 x 13 cm. negatives (photographic) photographs