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Item 33740

Two schooners towed by tug "Joseph W. Baker" up Saco River, ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Biddeford; Saco

Media: Photographic print

Item 33739

Three-masted vessel being towed down Saco River by tug "Joseph W. Baker", ca. 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1910

Location: Biddeford; Saco

Media: Photographic print

Item 9538

List of vessels built in Brunswick

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1781 - 1797

Media: Ink on paper

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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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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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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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Friendship vessel, Blue Hill, 1907

Blue Hill, Maine - Friendship vessel, Blue Hill, 1907

Friendship vessel, Blue Hill, 1907 Contributed by Blue Hill Public Library Description A sailing vessel named Friendship in Blue Hill.

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Boats on Saco River, ca. 1917

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

From 1845-1856 records show the building of 40 vessels--an average of 3.33 per year. The following eight years (1857-1864) saw only nine vessels

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Coal docks, Factory Island, Biddeford, ca. 1912

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

These coastal vessels sailed up and down the Atlantic seaboard, through the Caribbean and the West Indies--some even made it around Cape Horn to wind…