"Chester L. Pike" outside Colson Boat Shop, Lubec ca. 1950

Contributed by Lubec Historical Society


At the rear of the Colson Boat Shop on lower Water Street in Lubec lies the Chester L. Pike still under construction. Note staging about the yet incomplete wheel house. According to an article in The Lubec Herald newspaper quoting builder Herb Colson Sr., “The boat was built with oak timbers, cedar deck frames, and pine planking, and in her bottom twenty-six natural growth timbers which have been seasoned for the past fifteen years.”

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  • Title: "Chester L. Pike" outside Colson Boat Shop, Lubec ca. 1950
  • Creation Date: circa 1950
  • Subject Date: circa 1950
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 19.5 cm x 14.4 cm
  • Local Code: 397 jpg
  • Collection: Herb Colson Jr.
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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