Boat grounded at Christmas Tree Island, also known as Wisteria Island. The island was created at the turn of the twentieth century due to the U.S. Navy’s dredging of Key West harbor.
Source: Cory McDonald Collection
The Cunard Ambassador cruise ship was towed to port in Key West after it caught fire while at sea in 1974. Luckily, there were no passengers on board and fatalities among the crew. After being sold, it caught fire again ten years later and was sold again, this time for scrap.
Source: The Cory McDonald Collection