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Title: Elaine Forgey (YANKEE) on deck of brigantine ALBATROSS en route to Bermuda, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.17
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 01:05:00]: “You can see some water there. This is the aftermath of Donna, a hurricane in the fall of 1960. And that lady there, Elaine Forgey, is one of the women who went around the world with [Irving] Johnson on YANKEE and helped us sail to Bermuda.”

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