S.S. "Falmouth" under construction, South Portland, 1918

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The hull for the S.S. "Falmouth" pictured under construction at the Cumberland Shipyard on February 26, 1918. The shipyard was located in South Portland.

The Cumberland Shipyard was originally built to compete for government wartime (World War 1) contracts for vessels between 3000-12000 tons.

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  • Title: S.S. "Falmouth" under construction, South Portland, 1918
  • Creator: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company
  • Creation Date: 1918-02-26
  • Subject Date: 1918-02-26
  • Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19.5 cm x 24.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 454/067
  • Collection: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company photograph album
  • Object Type: Image

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