Hiram Emery and Vigilant under construction, Kennebunk, 1877

Contributed by Brick Store Museum


The 799-ton bark Hiram Emery (left) and 1799-ton ship Vigilant were both built in 1877 in the shipyard of Captain Nathaniel Lord Thompson at Kennebunk Lower Village.

The Hiram Emery was lost on the Gold Coast of Africa in 1903.

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  • Title: Hiram Emery and Vigilant under construction, Kennebunk, 1877
  • Creator: The Brick Store Museum
  • Creation Date: 1877
  • Subject Date: 1877
  • Local Name: Lower Village
  • Town: Kennebunk
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 23.5 cm
  • Local Code: 83.18.3.a
  • Object Type: Image

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

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