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Item 35574

Seiner boat, Lubec, August 1989

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1989

Location: Lubec

Media: Color transparency

Item 78539

Fish weir, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Item 78538

Fish weir, Lubec, ca. 1935

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1935

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

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

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

He worked on the island as a mackerel seiner and was the captain of several schooners. Mackerel fishing declined in the late 1800s, and Smith may…

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Governor Bodwell Steamboat, Swan's Island, ca. 1920

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

The first steam powered seiner, the Novelty, was commissioned in 1882, and was one of the largest vessels in the fishing fleet.