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Title: George Ptacnik, Alice Sheldon, Elaine Forgey on deck of brigantine ALBATROSS en route to Bermuda, 1960

Accession Number: 2002.35.18
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 01:05:18]: “That’s George [Ptacnik] or Spook our cook, Alice Sheldon, our doctor, in the middle there, and that’s Elaine Forgey’s head on the right. As you can see, that gimbal compass and how it’s rising up to stay level.”

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