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Title: George Ptacnik (Spook), on board brigantine ALBATROSS en route to Bermuda, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.16
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place:
Date: 1960-1961
Materials:
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 01:04:45]: “That’s Spook, George Ptacnik our cook, there on the left leaning in, and you can see how level the horizon is and how the ship is leaning, with water in the scuppers on the right.”

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