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Historical Items

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Item 83298

Capt. Donald MacMillan with a group on the Bowdoin, 1922

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: 1922 Location: Boothbay Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 54901

Schooner 'Bowdoin' launch, East Boothbay, 1921

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1921-04-09 Location: East Boothbay Media: Photographic print

Item 82113

Schooner Elizabeth W. Nunan launch in East Boothbay, July 1908

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: 1908 Location: East Boothbay Media: Photographic print

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The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.