|Title||Deep sea divers preparing to explore the sunken battleship SARATOGA, Bikini Atoll, summer 1947 |
|Photographer||United States Navy |
|Notes||Images documenting the 1947 Bikini Resurvey Project.|
The Saratoga was sunk as a target vessel during the 21 kiloton underwater nuclear weapons test, known as Operation Crossroads (Event Baker), in Bikini Atoll's lagoon July 25, 1946.
Caption in scrapbook: Deep sea divers on stage for first descent on SARATOGA.
Bikini Atoll Radiological Survey Scrapbook, p. 23.
|Source||Bikini Atoll Radiological Survey |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Deep diving--Marshall Islands--Bikini Atoll|
Scuba apparatus--Marshall Islands--Bikini Atoll
|Location Depicted||Marshall Islands - Bikini Atoll |
|Digital Collection||Lauren R. Donaldson Collection|
|Order Number||DON0238 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Lauren R. Donaldson Papers. Accession No. 2932-007, Box 21 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL at 100-250 dpi in JPEG format, saved at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2007. |