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The Anchor Of Columbus

Peter Stackpole1955-05

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Millionaire fortune hunter/scuba diver Edwin Link submerged in 12 ft. of water as he struggles to secure a chain around 500-pound anchor believed to be from the wreckage of Christopher Columbus' flagship "Santa Maria" grounded on coral reef in 1492 offc. oast of Haiti.

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  • Title: The Anchor Of Columbus
  • Date: 1955-05
  • Location: Haiti
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Santa Maria, Anchors, Diving, Edwin A. Link, Christopher Columbus, Ships, Sailing Ships, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Peter Stackpole
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_253372
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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