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Title: Lateen-rigged cargo boat, Caribbean, brigantine ALBATROSS voyage, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.171
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 01:36:36]: “And that’s one of the many, many thousands of little cargo boats that use these lateen rigs all through the Caribbean. They have those high bows on them.”

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