Torrance R. Parker's Career in Deep Diving
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Collection
Object Type:
Prints, photographic
Torrance R. Parker in his pick—up, with helmet, air hose.
Explanation of Details:
"Helmet: Andrew J. Morse & Son, Inc., four light sectional screw helmet... Vintage, about 1910... I used this helmet thousands of hours in the 1950s and early '60s..." —— from description attached to print, written by Torrance Parker.
Collection Information:
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Collection Description:
Torrance R. Parker Collection on Commercial and Deep—Sea Diving.
Description of Photograph:
Photographic print attached to typewritten description of helmet, depicts Torrance Parker in cargo area of pickup bearing his business name, "T.R. Parker Diver".
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