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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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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.