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NOAA Photo Library Image - line2064

The "Wrecker Memorial" at Key West. Wreckers flocked to the scene of shipwrecks hoping to salvage the cargoes for their own enrichment. However, their first legal priority was to save lives.

Image ID: line2064, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Florida, Key West
Photo Date: 2001 April 27
Photographer: Captain Albert E. Theberge, NOAA Corps (ret.)

Category: Coastline/Southeast Florida/

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