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Item 10667

Title: Wreck of the schooner Empress, Kennebunkport, 1891

Contributed by: Brick Store Museum

Date: 1891

Location: Kennebunkport

Media: Photograph

Item 27865

Title: Charter Contract, Schooner Platina, 1845

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: 1845-05-02

Location: New York; Antwerp

Media: Ink on paper

Item 99324

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

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: 1900

Location: Belfast

Media: photograph

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Wreck of the Annie C. Maguire, December 24, 1886

Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

Exhibit

Schooner Viking, ca. 1885

The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

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Site

Northeast Harbor Fleet International One Designs

Great Harbor Maritime Museum

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Site

America's Cup defender 'Ranger' under sail, 1937

Maine Maritime Museum

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Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.