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Sardine carrier Mary Anne hits the water, Thomaston, 1947

Contributed by Rockland Historical Society

The new sardine carrier Mary Anne, the first to feature refrigeration, meets the sea after her christening.

The vessel was built by Newbert and Wallace Shipyard, Thomaston, for Lubec sardine magnate Moses Pike's Holmes Packing Company. The ship served the industry for over half a century.

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  • Title: Sardine carrier Mary Anne hits the water, Thomaston, 1947
  • Creator: Cullen, Sidney L.
  • Creation Date: 1947
  • Subject Date: 1947
  • Town: Thomaston
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 24.8 cm x 19.5 cm
  • Local Code: Pike 10
  • 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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