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George Saroukos

Dublin Core

Title

George Saroukos

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge and maritime industry

Description

Florida Folk Heritage Award recipient and third generation boat builder George Saroukos is the last master builder of Greek sponge boats. During the first half of the 20th century, hundreds of achtermas-style sponge boats were built in Tarpon Springs.

Creator

Tina Bucuvalas

Format

jpeg

Type

photo

Files

1546198[1].jpg

Citation

Tina Bucuvalas, “George Saroukos,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed January 25, 2020, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/3048.