Schooner Harwood Palmer, ca. 1930

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Schooner Harwood Palmer, ca. 1930

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Large schooners like these were primarily used to transport coal from Virginia to cities in New England. The boat was constructed in Waldoboro in 1904, but was later hit by a German U-boat during World War I. The crew was saved but the ship eventually sank over seas in Europe.

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About This Item

  • Title: Schooner Harwood Palmer, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • State: ME
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.1039
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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