Launching of schooner "Theoline #1," Belfast, 1900

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Launching of schooner "Theoline #1," Belfast, 1900

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The launching of the schooner Theoline #1 in Belfast in 1900 drew a large crowd.

She was built by George A. Gilchrist at the shipyard located at the foot of Miller Street for owners Fred McQuesten and others. The Theoline was sold to a New York company in 1907 and her name changed to Lakewood.

She sank on April 29, 1907, off Cape Hatteras, N.C.

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About This Item

  • Title: Launching of schooner "Theoline #1," Belfast, 1900
  • Creation Date: 1900
  • Subject Date: 1900
  • Town: Belfast
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11 cm x 16.5 cm
  • Collection: Maritime
  • Object Type: Image

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Belfast Historical Society
10 Market Street, Belfast, ME 04915

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