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Item 55123

Schooner 'Bowdoin,' Mystic Seaport, 1959

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

Date: 1956-06-25

Location: Mystic

Media: Photo negative

Item 8002

Oyster dredger Miranda, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Media: Photographic print

Item 78685

Schooner Catherine, Somesville, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society

Date: 1895 - 1915

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Photographic print

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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.