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Title: George Ptacnik bathing, brigantine ALBATROSS, Panama Canal, 1961

Accession Number: 2002.35.392
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - 35 MM SLIDES
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Panama, Canal Zone
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 02:16:30]: “[No audio. George Ptacnik, ship’s cook, pouring bucket of water over his head in Panama Canal.]”

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