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Courtesy of Gambell and Hunter Sailmakers, an individual partner
Date: circa 1930
Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum
Media: Photographic print
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Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.
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.
Scientist, author and explorer Donald B. MacMillan established Wiscasset as his homeport for many of the voyages he made to the Arctic region starting in the early 1920s.
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… 21570 infoTrenton Cemetery & Keeping Society This is a photograph of Donald Bryant seated on the Rockefeller's sailing sloop, "Jack Tar II".
… Blue Hill Public Library Description A sailing vessel named Friendship in Blue Hill. View additional information about this item on the…
Sail damage was guaranteed in the horrendous storms in passages around Cape Horn. The sail loft they built in 1875 still stands in its original…
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by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne
Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII