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Item 6459

Beazley Shipyard, Verona Island

Contributed by: Buck Memorial Library

Date: 1880

Location: Bucksport

Media: Photographic print

Item 28566

Bath Iron Works and yachts, Bath, 1931

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: 1931

Location: Bath

Media: Photographic print

Item 7859

Ordnance at Kittery Navy Shipyard, c. 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1898

Location: Kittery; Portsmouth

Media: Photoprint

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Nameplate from the S.S. Lillian Nordica

South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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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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The schooner Victory, Hampden, ca. 1898

Highlighting Historical Hampden - Shipyards

Shipyards The schooner Victory, Hampden, circa 1898Item Contributed byHampden Historical Society Text by Karyn Field The Penobscot River was…

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Pine Point Boatyard, Scarborough, 1928

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

Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Rodney Laughton and Don Googins…

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Wreck of the Sagamore, Scarborough, 1934

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

Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks Wreck of the Sagamore, Scarborough, 1934Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima