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At Anchor

A schooner at anchor off Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Christiansted was once the capital of the Danish West Indies, but they were sold to America in 1917 to deny German U-boats a base in the Caribbean during WWI. Ever since then, they have been a popular destination for Americans on holiday. I really like the sense of tranquility this shot evokes.

TAGS: America, Caribbean, History, Schooner

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Northborough, Massachusetts, United States of America
Member since 2019
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Andrew Petlock.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2019
Filed Under: The American Experience
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2019, 3:04 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON
Camera Model: COOLPIX P510
Focal Length: 71.3mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f4.8
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Christiansted, Virgin Islands (U.S.)