Future location of the Cumberland Shipyard, South Portland, 1917
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On June 1, 1917 the Cumberland Shipbuilding Company photographed its future location in South Portland. Fort Gorges can be seen in the background.
The Cumberland Shipyard was a part of the Cumberland Shipbuilding Company, which was owned by James C. Hamlen. Established to meet World War I shipbuilding demands, the business was a side-venture for Hamlen, as he was already president of J.H. Hamlen & Son Incorporated.
- Title: Future location of the Cumberland Shipyard, South Portland, 1917
- Creator: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company
- Creation Date: 1917-06-01
- Subject Date: 1917-06-01
- Local Name: Cushing's Point
- Town: South Portland
- County: Cumerland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic Print
- Dimensions: 15.5 cm x 20.5 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 454/001
- Collection: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company photograph album
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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