Steam ferry Schoodic, Winter Harbor, ca. 1920

Contributed by Winter Harbor Historical Society


Postcard of the steam ferry Schoodic leaving Back Wharf on Grindstone Neck, Winter Harbor. The building in the background is the office and waiting room.

Captain William H. Parker is seen standing near the wheelhouse.

The Schoodic was built about 1900 in South Portland for the company that developed Grindstone Neck, with Capt. Parker as superintendent of construction. The Schoodic was 85 feet long with 20 1/2 foot beam and carried a crew of six. She plied the waters of Frenchman Bay until about 1925.

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  • Title: Steam ferry Schoodic, Winter Harbor, ca. 1920
  • Creator: J. M. Gerrish
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Location: Grindstone Neck, Winter Harbor, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.39 cm x 13.67 cm
  • Local Code: ALS - 004
  • Object Type: Image

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Winter Harbor Historical Society
PO Box 93, Winter Harbor, ME 04693
(207) 963-5561

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