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The yacht "Bess," built in 1881 and owned by the Vanderbilt family was purchased by Booth Fisheries Co. in 1917 and carried 90 hogsheads of herring. In 1930) it was named "Whileaway."
About This Item
- Title: Former Vanderbilt yacht, Eastport, ca. 1930
- Creator: Milliken, Fred G.
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- Town: Eastport
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Photoprint
- Dimensions: 13 cm x 18 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1670, Env. 3
- Collection: Atlantic Fisherman correspondence, photographs, and news articles
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Bess (Ship)--Photograph
- Booth Fisheries Co. (Eastport, Me.)
- Fishing boats
- Fishing industry--Maine--Eastport
- Sardine fisheries--Maine--Eastport
- Vanderbilt family
- Whileaway (Ship)--Photograph
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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