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Item 76881

'Bowdoin' and S.S. 'Peary' departing from Wiscasset, 1925

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

Date: 1925

Location: Wiscasset

Media: Photographic print

Item 28777

The S.S. "Roosevelt," ca. 1908

Contributed by: Maine State Museum

Date: circa 1908

Location: New York

Media: Lantern slide

Item 55120

U.S.S. 'Bowdoin' crew, Greenland, 1941

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

Date: 1941

Media: Photo negative

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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.