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Sardine carrier Mary Anne under construction, Thomaston, 1947

Contributed by Rockland Historical Society

Sardine carrier Mary Anne</em. under construction in Thomaston for use by Moses Pike of Lubec at his sardine firm.

Sardine carriers over 80 feet in length and beams exceeding 16 feet could carry 100 hogsheads of herring. A hogshead is 17½ bushels or 1225 pounds.

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  • Title: Sardine carrier Mary Anne under construction, Thomaston, 1947
  • Creator: Cullen, Sidney L.
  • Creation Date: 1947
  • Subject Date: 1947
  • Town: Thomaston
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19.5 cm x 24.8 cm
  • Local Code: Pike 4
  • Collection: Anne Pike Rugh/Rockland Courier Gazette collection, Rockland Historical Society
  • Object Type: Image

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Rockland Historical Society
P.O. Box 1331, 80 Union Street, Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 594-6193
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