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Captain Kurt Carlsen at Idlewild

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News coverage of Captain (Henrik) Kurt Carlsen's arrival in New York. He was the captain of the "Flying Enterprise," which sank in January, 1952. Captain Carlsen was dubbed "Captain Stay-Put" because he refused to leave his ship as it sank. [Captain's name misspelled "Carlson" on label.]

See also LT508/69547.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 68449
Municipal archives id: LT8