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crew posing with sponge boat

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Title

crew posing with sponge boat

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge boat crew pose with boat

Description

The sponge boat crew posing for the camera circa 1940 includes young George Tsalichis held by an unidentified man, James Tsalichis, Chris Hatzie, Anargiros Filaretou, and Nick Zouroudis. A sponge boat crew usually included a captain, diver(s), engineer, cook, and deckhands. A lifeline tender watched the diver at all times to ensure that he was not pulled by the boat, his line was clear, and the boat was steered in the direction needed by the diver.

Source

Goldie Tsalichis Parr

Date

c. 1940

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546093[1].jpg

Citation

“crew posing with sponge boat,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed September 18, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2943.