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Barque 'Dirigo,' Bath, ca. 1906

Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum

The barque Dirigo was the first steel ship built in America. It was built and owned by Arthur Sewall & Co., Bath.

George W. Goodwin was the commander and gave this image of the ship to Liela Lyon, mother of Henry (Harry) Lyon, a sailor aboard the ship.

Written on the back of the photo is "To Mrs. Lyon. compliments of George W. Goodwin."

Other Information


  • Title: Barque 'Dirigo,' Bath, ca. 1906
  • Creation Date: circa 1906
  • Subject Date: circa 1906
  • Town: Bath
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 33.8
  • Collection: Harry Lyons Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
PO Box 4316, Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris, ME 04271
(207) 743-2980
http://www.hamlin.lib.me.us

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LC Subject Headings

Dirigo (Ship)
Sailing ships--Maine
Ships

People

Goodwin, George W.
Lyon, Liela

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