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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb4328

Appears to be Texas Tower #4 south of Woods Hole. This tower was lost on January 15, 1961, during a storm with a loss of 28 lives. Ship was probably using tower as a fixed point to calibrate electronic navigation system.

Image ID: theb4328, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: New York Bight
Credit: Family of Captain David M. Whipp, C&GS

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