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Title: Boys working on brigantine ALBATROSS, Caribbean, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.133
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Caribbean Sea
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 01:27:12 “The boys are working on the sides of the ship. See, we are anchored off the bow and tied in on the stern. And you can see one young man way up here working [points with light]. Up in the crow’s nest.”

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