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Barque 'Dirigo,' Bath, ca. 1906

Barque 'Dirigo,' Bath, ca. 1906

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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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