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Contributed by: Moosehead Historical Society
Date: circa 1928
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: National Archives at Boston
Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.
The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.
Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.
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Paul Fleming and gun crew, WW II, 1945 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description Paul Fleming, a Chester resident, is shown…
The Crew The Crew X The Swan's Island team put in a lot of work over the course of the one year project.
1890 In this picture is the crew in the finishing room of the Guilford Woolen Mill. To the left, sitting on the ladder is J. A. Davidson, Supervisor.
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by Cindy Bennett
I worked in the paper mills and for the Union during the 1987 strike.
by Linda Deane
Working on a paper machine and as a Millwright can be challenging as a woman and a Union Rep.
by Donald C Cunningham
It was great to be back in Maine.