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Title: Brigantine ALBATROSS daysail out of Willemstad, Curacao, 1960-1961

Accession Number: 2002.35.217
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Netherlands Antilles, Curaçao, Willemstad
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 01:45:54]: “This is skipper [Christopher Sheldon] right here (on right). I can’t tell from the back who that (on left) is, but we did take a couple of extra kids aboard from the Netherlands. That’s Bill Bunting, our first mate there (middle, white shirt). [Daysail out of Willemstad, Curacao, Dutch West Indies.]”

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