Contributed by Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center
On any long voyage, repairs are sometimes needed. Here the Bowdoin has been taken into shore at low tide and careened. A dory floats at her stern so that the propeller can be fixed.
The schooner was designed for and captained by Arctic explorer Donald MacMillan.
About This Item
- Title: 'Bowdoin' beached for repairs, 1947
- Creator: Platt, Rutherford
- Subject Date: 1947
- Media: transparency
- Local Code: 19220.127.116.11
- Collection: Rutherford Platt 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
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.