Contributed by Islesboro Historical Society
This large compass was used on Islesboro's Governor Brann and Governor Muskie ferries. It is floating is alcohol and contained in a wooden box, made by Captain Stanwood Hinkley. Hinkley became captain of the Governor Brann in 1947 and captain of the Governor Muskie when it replaced the Brann in 1959.
About This Item
- Title: Ship Compass, Islesboro, ca. 1940
- Creator: Hinkley, Stanwood
- Creation Date: circa 1940
- Subject Date: circa 1940
- Town: Islesboro
- County: Waldo
- State: ME
- Media: Metal, glass, wood, alcohol
- Local Code: 1111.470.001
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. No Permission is required to use the low-resolution watermarked image for educational use, or as allowed by the applicable copyright. For all other uses, permission is required.
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Ship captains--Maine
- Ship equipment & rigging--1940-1950
- Aids to navigation--Maine
- Governor Brann (Ship)
- Governor Muskie (Ship)
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