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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.
About This Item
- Title: Schooner Harwood Palmer, ca. 1930
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Location: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.1039
- Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
- Object Type: Image
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