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2002-09-17

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Richard Van Pham's sailboat off the coast of Costa Rica where he was rescued by the US Navy frigate USS McClusky after being adrift in the Pacific for 3 1/2 months when high winds damaged his mast, disabling his boat, during a planned short trip from hisLong Beach, CA home to Catalina Island.

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  • Date: 2002-09-17
  • Location: Costa Rica
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Ships, Accidents, Richard Van Pham, 2000s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_6188325
  • Credits: TIME

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