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Title: Map of route of the brigantine ALBATROSS, 1960-1961

Accession Number: 2002.35.2
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Bermuda; 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 01:01:50]: “That’s a homemade map. You can do better than that, folks. But there’s Mystic way up there, way up in here, and we sailed down to Bermuda, and then we went from Bermuda down through all the British Leeward and Windward Islands, all the way to Trinidad, over to Curacao, and then through the Panama Canal Zone, and out to the Galapagos Islands.”

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