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)

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