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Title: Brigantine ALBATROSS, Bequia Harbor, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.177
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Bequia
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 01:37:19]: “I’m up on a hill. That’s ALBATROSS on the left. Gives you some idea of the kind of commercial traffic they have in Bequia [Grenadines, West Indies]. That’s a fishermen’s island. They often go out whalefishing from here.”

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