Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album



Steamship "Medomsley," Portland Harbor, ca. 1926

Click on the image to zoom. Click and drag your mouse over the image to move it left or right. Use the small navigation window to select the area you wish to zoom on.

Item 73325 detail enlarge send e-card Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter add to album

Purchase a reproduction of this item on


The "Medomsley" was a British cargo steamship. It sailed under several different names after its launch in June 1924. In November 1940, as the steamship "Creemuir," it was sunk by aircraft while in a convoy off the coast of Scotland.

The "Portland Evening Express" often ran shipping news articles that detailed the status of ships while in the harbor.

Go back

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.