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Item 22920

Schooner, Saco, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1910

Location: Saco

Media: Photographic print

Item 102131

Launching Schooner Kennebunk, July 10 1918, Kennebunkport

Contributed by: Charles Morgan through Brick Store Museum

Date: 1918-07-10

Location: Kennebunkport

Media: Glass Negative

Item 19108

Schooner Head, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1911

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Postcard

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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.


Launch of Doris Hamlin, Harrington, 1919

Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.


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.

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Della Collins, Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca. 1890

Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

The scow schooner, which used a schooner rig on a flat-bottomed, blunt-ended scow hull, was popular in North America for coastal and river transport.

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The schooner Victory, Hampden, ca. 1898

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Ships

Ships The schooner Victory, Hampden, ca. 1898 Item 28115 infoHampden Historical Society

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Andrew Smith's store, Swan's Island, ca. 1940

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Andrew Smith Store

… a mackerel seiner and was the captain of several schooners. Mackerel fishing declined in the late 1800s, and Smith may have turned to shopkeeping…