De-rigging the Amistad

Marine surveyor Peter Fenn documents the yards and booms laid-out on the wharf as riggers at Mystic Seaport lower the main topmast of the schooner Amistad docked at Chubb's Wharf Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Amistad will be fully de-rigged this week and moved to the seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard soon to be hauled out for hull maintenance and repairs. Discovering Amistad, the new non-profit created to take the vessel out of state receivership, officially took ownership on Friday of last week. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Marine surveyor Peter Fenn documents the yards and booms laid-out on the wharf as riggers at Mystic Seaport lower the main topmast of the schooner Amistad docked at Chubb's Wharf Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Amistad will be fully de-rigged this week and moved to the seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard soon to be hauled out for hull maintenance and repairs. Discovering Amistad, the new non-profit created to take the vessel out of state receivership, officially took ownership on Friday of last week. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Marine surveyor Peter Fenn documents the yards and booms laid-out on the wharf as riggers at Mystic Seaport lower the main topmast of the schooner Amistad docked at Chubb's Wharf Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Amistad will be fully de-rigged this week and moved to the seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard soon to be hauled out for hull maintenance and repairs. Discovering Amistad, the new non-profit created to take the vessel out of state receivership, officially took ownership on Friday of last week.(Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Riggers at Mystic Seaport Logan Livingston, top, Sarah Clement, left, and Lead Rigger Matt Otto, bottom, lower the main topmast of the schooner Amistad docked at Chubb's Wharf Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Amistad will be fully de-rigged this week and moved to the seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard soon to be hauled out for hull maintenance and repairs. Discovering Amistad, the new non-profit created to take the vessel out of state receivership, officially took ownership on Friday of last week. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Riggers at Mystic Seaport Logan Livingston, top, Sarah Clement, left, and Lead Rigger Matt Otto, bottom, lower the main topmast of the schooner Amistad docked at Chubb's Wharf Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Amistad will be fully de-rigged this week and moved to the seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard soon to be hauled out for hull maintenance and repairs. Discovering Amistad, the new non-profit created to take the vessel out of state receivership, officially took ownership on Friday of last week. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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