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Title: Lowering longboats on board brigantine ALBATROSS, Caribbean, 1960-1961

Accession Number: 2002.35.201
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 01:43:06]: “They’re going to lower a longboat from those V-shaped notches over the galley. The galley is right here (uses light pointer)-- this is the wall of the galley here, the bulkhead of the galley. There’s a side door to the galley over here, and there’s another side door on the other side of the galley.”

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