Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
The barque Dirigo was the first steel ship built in America. It was built and owned by Arthur Sewall & Co., Bath.
George W. Goodwin was the commander and gave this image of the ship to Liela Lyon, mother of Henry (Harry) Lyon, a sailor aboard the ship.
Written on the back of the photo is "To Mrs. Lyon. compliments of George W. Goodwin."
About This Item
- Title: Barque 'Dirigo,' Bath, ca. 1906
- Creation Date: circa 1906
- Subject Date: circa 1906
- Town: Bath
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 24.6 cm x 33.8 cm
- Collection: Harry Lyons Collection
- Object Type: Image
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