Contributed by Rockland Historical Society
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This is a view titled "Before the Launch" by F. H. Crockett, publisher of the stereo view. It has been identified as a view looking north at the shipyard owned by Isaiah A. Jones at the corner of Water Street and Ocean Street. The three-masted schooner, about to be launched, is the Sarah H. Bird, built by John A. McAllister in 1873, for David N. Bird.
About This Item
- Title: Before the launch, Rockland, ca.1875
- Creator: Crockett, Frank H.
- Creation Date: circa 1875
- Subject Date: circa 1875
- Town: Rockland
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Stereograph
- Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 17.5 cm
- Local Code: 2010.4.053
- Collection: Stereo Views
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Rockland Historical Society
P.O. Box 1331, 80 Union Street, Rockland, ME 04841
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LC Subject Headings
- Bird, Sarah H.--Commemoration
- Boat & ship industry--Maine--Rockland
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