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Historical Items

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Item 82113

Schooner Elizabeth W. Nunan launch in East Boothbay, July 1908

Contributed by: Boothbay Region Historical Society Date: 1908 Location: East Boothbay Media: Photographic print

Item 46069

"Chester L. Pike" launching at Colson Boat Shop, Lubec, 1949

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1949-09-24 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 46068

"Chester L. Pike" launching at Colson Boat Shop, Lubec, 1949

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1949-09-24 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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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 <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

The shipyard and the seaport ceased to exist. Boat Building: Lobster Boats and Skiffs Dory with Twin Girls, Scarborough, ca.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

… wrecked in June 1903 only sixty days after its launch at Watts Shipyard in Thomaston. According to Peter Dow Bachelder in his book Ships and…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

… first public ferry boat, the Governor Brann, was launched in Rockland, Maine, in May of 1936. The Brann was 65 feet long, had a beam of 27 feet…