Future location of the Cumberland Shipyard, South Portland, 1917

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On June 1, 1917 the Cumberland Shipbuilding Company photographed its future location in South Portland. Fort Gorges can be seen in the background.

The Cumberland Shipyard was a part of the Cumberland Shipbuilding Company, which was owned by James C. Hamlen. Established to meet World War I shipbuilding demands, the business was a side-venture for Hamlen, as he was already president of J.H. Hamlen & Son Incorporated.

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  • Title: Future location of the Cumberland Shipyard, South Portland, 1917
  • Creator: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company
  • Creation Date: 1917-06-01
  • Subject Date: 1917-06-01
  • Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 15.5 cm x 20.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 454/001
  • Collection: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company photograph album
  • Object Type: Image

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