December 1948. Weight: 776 pounds, Length: 15.5 feet, Time to land: 3.5 hours.
Top row: Sam Coleman, brother-in-law of Barney Forgeson; Sam Moody, co-owner of "Skip Jack". Bottom row: Tex Shaler, who caught the marlin rod and line shown in picture; Barney (Bernard) Forgeson co-owner of the "Skip Jack"
Item received on 5/17/2011
Box 3 Envelope 20
University of Florida
Panama Canal Museum Collection at the University of Florida
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