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'Bowdoin' beached for repairs, 1947

'Bowdoin' beached for repairs, 1947

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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.

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