Ship Sam Skolfield, ca. 1880

Contributed by Pejepscot History Center


George B. Webber painted the Sam Skolfield, which was part of the George Skolfield Fleet. On the back of photograph is written "1st Sam Skolfield."

The Sam Skolfield was launched in 1875 from the Skolfield Shipyard in Brunswick. The ship was lost in a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico about 1883.

George R. Skolfield built the ship. He was the oldest son of Master George Skolfield.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: Ship Sam Skolfield, ca. 1880
  • Creator: George B. Webber
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Locations:
    • Brunswick, Cumberland County, ME
    • Harpswell, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 17.5 cm x 22 cm
  • Local Code: OH207-5
  • Object Type: Image

Cross Reference Searches

Standardized Subject Headings

Other Keywords

For more information about this item, contact:

Pejepscot History Center
159 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-6606

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.

How to cite content on this site

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