Ship Compass, Islesboro, ca. 1940


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.

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