Schooner Julia Frances, Kennebunkport, 1889

Contributed by Brick Store Museum


The three-masted Julia Frances was designed by Captain Zebina Chase of New Bedford, Mass., and built by David Clark at Kennebunkport.

She was small (only about 110 feet long) and of shallow draft. She, and others like her, were built for New Bedford and Fall River owners to be used for the southern fruit and oyster trade.

The photograph shows her in the Kennebunk River on her launching day in 1889. The view in the background is to Chase Hill in Kennebunk Lower Village.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: Schooner Julia Frances, Kennebunkport, 1889
  • Creator: Houdlette, A. B.
  • Creation Date: 1889
  • Subject Date: 1889
  • Local Name: Chase Hill
  • Town: Kennebunk Lower Village, Kennebunkport
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.1 cm x 19.5 cm
  • Local Code: Morgan II-56.2
  • Collection: Charles Morgan Collection
  • Object Type: Image

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings


Other Keywords

For more information about this item, contact:

Brick Store Museum
117 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 985-4802

Use of this Item is not restricted by copyright and/or related rights, but the holding organization is contractually obligated to limit use. For more information, please contact the contributing organization. However, watermarked Maine Memory Network images may be used for educational purposes.

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.