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Captain Benjamin Thompson, Winterport

Contributed by South Portland Public Library

Informal portrait of Captain Benjamin Thompson (1834-1904), in retirement, in the garden of his home on Elm Street in Winterport.

Thompson was a deep water ship captain for many years, sailing primarily for the Weld line. His commands included the Progressive Age, Sportsman and the Great Admiral.

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  • Title: Captain Benjamin Thompson, Winterport
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Winterport
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph on cardboard
  • Object Type: Image

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South Portland Public Library
482 Broadway, South Portland, ME 04106
(207) 767-7660
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