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.
About This Item
- Title: Ship Sam Skolfield, ca. 1880
- Creator: George B. Webber
- Creation Date: circa 1880
- Subject Date: circa 1880
- 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
- Marine paintings
- Merchant ships--Maine
- Sailing ships--Maine
- Sam Skolfield (Ship)
- Skolfield family
For more information about this item, contact:Pejepscot History Center
159 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011
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