Brig "Octavia," Naples, 1824

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The Bath-built Octaviais depicted near the port of Naples, Italy, in 1824.

In 1825, the Octavia, under Capt. Joseph Hovey, was lost near Wood Island, Biddeford, in a snow storm. The crew was saved.

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  • Title: Brig "Octavia," Naples, 1824
  • Creation Date: 1824
  • Subject Date: 1824
  • Locations:
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
    • Naples, IT
  • Media: Paint, paper, glass, wood
  • Dimensions: 64 cm x 81 cm
  • Local Code: A86-813; 4328*
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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