Steamship 'Virginia,' Boothbay Harbor, 1934

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Steamship 'Virginia,' Boothbay Harbor, 1934

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Designed by J. Arthur Stevens (who later was a co-owner of Goudy & Stevens Shipyard in East Boothbay), the steamer Virginia was built in 1909 at the Kelley, Spear & Co. shipyard in Bath.

Built for the Bath to Boothbay route, she carried up to 140 passengers. For many years, Walter E. Farmer of Southport was her captain. Other captains included Ellery Dunton, B.W. Dunton, and Harry Biggins.

The steamer is shown on June 30, 1934.

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  • Title: Steamship 'Virginia,' Boothbay Harbor, 1934
  • Creation Date: 1934-06-30
  • Subject Date: 1934-06-30
  • Locations:
    • Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln County, ME
    • Bath, Sagadahoc County, ME
    • Southport, Lincoln County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.6 cm x 17.6 cm
  • Local Code: BHWF 281
  • Object Type: Image

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Boothbay Region Historical Society
PO Box 272, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(207) 633-0820

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