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Engineer Frank Stanczak (right) and Michael Weiss attempt to keep the sump pump in operation in the engine room of the President Warfield after the gale that nearly sank the ship during its first attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 98188

Engineer Frank Stanczak (right) and Michael Weiss attempt to keep the sump pump in operation in the engine room of the President Warfield after the gale that nearly sank the ship during its first attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

The pump later exploded and several people were burned.

Date
1947 February 24 - 1947 February 25
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Saliba Sarsar
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Record last modified: 2004-04-30 00:00:00
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