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Item 99449

Lumber schooners on the Penobscot River at Bangor, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1905

Location: Bangor

Media: Postcard

Item 92244

Schooners loading ice at West Boothbay Harbor ice wharf, 1907

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society

Date: 1907-02-22

Location: Boothbay Harbor

Media: Photographic print

Item 19213

Old Coasting Schooner Loaded with Logs

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library

Date: circa 1920

Location: Bar Harbor

Media: Photograph 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.

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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.

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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…