Tanker "Gulfland" burning in the water - Hobe Sound, Florida.

Tanker "Gulfland" burning in the water - Hobe Sound, Florida.


Image Number

  • RC10679

Year

  • 1943

Series Title

General Note

  • The tanker Gulfland burned off Hobe Sound for 53 days after colliding with tanker Gulfbelle on October 21, 1943. Both were traveling without lights to avoid German submarines that hunted ships along the Florida coast. 88 men perished.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

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Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: WWII50.

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Tanker "Gulfland" burning in the water - Hobe Sound, Florida.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Tanker "Gulfland" burning in the water - Hobe Sound, Florida. 1943. Black & white photoprint, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/33295>, accessed 25 June 2019.

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Tanker "Gulfland" burning in the water - Hobe Sound, Florida. 1943. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Jun. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/33295>.

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(State Archives of Florida)