Title

"What's in a Picture?" piece on the USS Montauk, which dropped anchor near Portl

Authors

Joshua F. Moore

Source

Down East

Date

5-1-2006

Pages

136

Abstract

"What's in a Picture?" piece on the USS Montauk, which dropped anchor near Portland off Fort Gorges, on May 13, 1898. The warship had served as a platform upon which the autopsy of John Wilkes Booth was performed and as a temporary jail for his co-conspirators. The ship was photographed by Carl C. Coffin of Portland.

Subjects

Ships, USS Montauk, Booth, John Wilkes

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