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Captain Donald Baxter MacMillan is shown here onboard his schooner Bowdoin in 1925 departing for an Arctic voyage.
MacMillan named his vessel Bowdoin, to honor his alma mater. He taught school for a few years before being recruited as an assistant by Admiral Robert E. Peary to sail on a 1908 Arctic expedition.
About This Item
- Title: Capt. MacMillan, Schooner Bowdoin, 1925
- Creator: Portland Press Herald
- Creation Date: 1925
- Subject Date: 1925
- Town: Wiscasset
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 10.2 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.11053
- Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
- Object Type: Image
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LC Subject Headings
- Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration
- Arrivals & departures--Maine--Wiscasset
- Bowdoin (Schoooner)--Photographs
- Bowdoin College (Me.)--Alumni & alumnae
- Expeditions & surveys--Arctic regions
- Macmillan, Donald Baxter (1874-)--Photographs
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