Site of the S.S. "Lewiston" launch, South Portland, 1918

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The construction site served as the launch site of the S.S. "Lewiston" at the Cumberland Shipyard on October 31, 1918. The man in the center, with the mustache, is likely James C. Hamlen.

James C. Hamlen was the president of the Cumberland Shipbuilding Company, which owned the Cumberland Shipyard.

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  • Title: Site of the S.S. "Lewiston" launch, South Portland, 1918
  • Creator: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company
  • Creation Date: 1918-10-31
  • Subject Date: 1918-10-31
  • Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 24.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 454/120
  • Collection: Cumberland Shipbuilding Company photograph album
  • Object Type: Image

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