Before the launch, Rockland, ca.1875

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Before the launch, Rockland, ca.1875

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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.

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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
(207) 594-6193

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