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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."

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  • Title: Barque 'Dirigo,' Bath, ca. 1906
  • Creation Date: circa 1906
  • Subject Date: circa 1906
  • Town: Bath
  • County: Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 24.6 cm x 33.8 cm
  • 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

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LC Subject Headings

Sailing ships--Maine
Dirigo (Ship)


Goodwin, George W.
Lyon, Liela

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