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.
About This Item
- 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
For more information about this item, contact:South Portland Public Library
482 Broadway, South Portland, ME 04106
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