Contributed by Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Sardine Carriers seen from a stern view so the names are identifiable. Working from right to left are the Helen McColl, the Surfman, and the A.T. Haynes.
Paul Stubing said the A.T. Haynes was a former schooner made into a supply boat that carried barrels, oil and coal. It was built in Manset in about 1869. Eventually the A.T. Haynes was hauled up between the coal wharf and town dock, where it stayed there quite awhile until a group of fisherman bought her.
The A.T. Haynes was then sold to fishermen in Bass Harbor and used for the same purpose. It eventually was hauled out in a little cove by Crockett Point and parts of it are probably still there.
The Surfman was owned by the Addison Packing Company of Southwest Harbor.
About This Item
- Title: Sardine Carriers, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1940
- Creator: Ballard, W.H.
- Creation Date: circa 1940
- Subject Date: circa 1940
- Location: Mount Desert Island, Hancock County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 20.5 cm x 25.2 cm
- Local Code: 007.19.13
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- A.T. Haynes (Boat)
- Fishing boats--Maine--Bass Harbor
- Fishing industry--Maine--Bass Harbor
- Helen McColl (Boat)
- Surfman (Boat)
For more information about this item, contact:Mount Desert Island Historical Society
PO Box 653, 353 Sound Drive, Mount Desert, ME 04660
This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. No Permission is required to use the low-resolution watermarked image for educational use, or as allowed by the applicable copyright. For all other uses, permission is required.
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.