Contributed by Rockland Historical Society
The new sardine carrier Mary Anne, the first to feature refrigeration, meets the sea after her christening.
The vessel was built by Newbert and Wallace Shipyard, Thomaston, for Lubec sardine magnate Moses Pike's Holmes Packing Company. The ship served the industry for over half a century.
About This Item
- Title: Sardine carrier Mary Anne hits the water, Thomaston, 1947
- Creator: Sidney L. Cullen
- Creation Date: 1947
- Subject Date: 1947
- Location: Thomaston, Knox County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 24.8 cm x 19.5 cm
- Local Code: Pike 10
- Collection: Anne Pike Rugh/Rockland Courier Gazette collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Mary Anne (Boat)
- Boat & ship industry--Maine--Thomaston
- Fishing boats--Maine--Thomaston
For more information about this item, contact:Rockland Historical Society
P.O. Box 1331, 80 Union Street, Rockland, ME 04841
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