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Title: Brigantine ALBATROSS, Grenada Harbor, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.127
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Grenada
Date: 1960-1961
Description: 35mm color slide from voyage of brigantine ALBATROSS 1960-1961; photographed by Richard E. Langford who was a teacher aboard the vessel when it sank May 2, 1961; he used slides in this collection (2002.35.1-657) for lectures about the sinking. The following transcription is from Richard Langford Collection AV 193:2002-5,6: [TCR 01:26:10]: “That’s the harbor at Grenada. You can see back in left center there. We came into this harbor at midnight but you could smell it ten miles out at sea. It’s called the spice island of the Caribbean. Cinnamon and all that--you could smell everything.”

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