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Item 99324

Launching of schooner "Theoline #1," Belfast, 1900

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: 1900

Location: Belfast

Media: Photographic print

Item 10715

Lavinia Campbell launching, Kennebunkport, 1883

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum

Date: 1883

Location: Kennebunkport

Media: Photographic print

Item 10631

Launching of the schooner Charles B. Wiggin, Kennebunk, 1917

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum

Date: 1917

Location: Kennebunk

Media: Photographic print

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Launch of Doris Hamlin, Harrington, 1919

Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.

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Miriam and Donald MacMillan, Greenland, 1947

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 Bowdoin, which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Tug A.G. Prentiss towing a barge, ca. 1912

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

… three-masted ship from Bermuda, and at its re-launch it was the largest vessel launched in Biddeford since the "Jere G. Shaw" in 1917.

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Ship

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

… for a prominent businessman of Biddeford, was launched November 16, 1918. She had four masts, was 193 feet long, 36 feet wide, and 15 feet deep.

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White's Wharf and vicinity, Biddeford, ca. 1840

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

… shipyard on the Saco (and certainly the one that launched the most sizeable vessels) was that of brothers Edmund and Elisha Perkins.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer

by Joy Asuncion


My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

Story

Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan


Stories of growing up Downeast

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima