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Captain N.P. Spear aboard the 'Julia A. Decker,' 1891

Contributed by Farnsworth Art Museum through Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Captain N.P. Spear aboard the 'Julia A. Decker,' 1891

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The Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador traveled aboard the schooner Julia A. Decker.

The captain of the Julia A. Decker was N.P. Spear, of Rockland. Although not experienced in Arctic waters, Spear successfully navigated the ship along the expedition's various ports-of-call.

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  • Title: Captain N.P. Spear aboard the 'Julia A. Decker,' 1891
  • Creation Date: 1891
  • Subject Date: 1891
  • State: Labrador
  • Media: paper; photograph
  • Local Code: 1996.11.3
  • Collection: Farnsworth Art Museum - Rockland Camera Club Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center
Bowdoin College, 9500 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011-8495
(207) 725-3416
http://academic.bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum/

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