Keywords: Sea Captain's Wife
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Contributed by: Museums of Old York
Date: circa 1856
Media: oil on canvas
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: Freeport; New York
Media: Ink on paper
Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.
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.
Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.
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Hallowell Ship Captains John Agry, Sea Captain, Hallowell, ca. 1801Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library Captain John Agry was born in 1763.
Captain William Lermond’s second wife, Hattie Winchenbach, lost her life in the shipwreck. Schooner Edna Hoyt, Thomaston, circa 1920Item…
… Vose, Miss Caroline (Knox’s youngest daughter), Captain Fales (for drums and colors), the artillery company, and Captain Gregory (presumably for…