Steamship "Medomsley," Portland Harbor, ca. 1926

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Steamship "Medomsley," Portland Harbor, ca. 1926

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The "Medomsley" was a British cargo steamship. It sailed under several different names after its launch in June 1924. In November 1940, as the steamship "Creemuir," it was sunk by aircraft while in a convoy off the coast of Scotland.

The "Portland Evening Express" often ran shipping news articles that detailed the status of ships while in the harbor.

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About This Item

  • Title: Steamship "Medomsley," Portland Harbor, ca. 1926
  • Creation Date: circa 1926
  • Subject Date: circa 1926
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.12275
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection

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