Ship Compass, Islesboro, ca. 1940

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Ship Compass, Islesboro, ca. 1940

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This large compass was used on Islesboro's Governor Brann and Governor Muskie ferries. It is floating is alcohol and contained in a wooden box, made by Captain Stanwood Hinkley. Hinkley became captain of the Governor Brann in 1947 and captain of the Governor Muskie when it replaced the Brann in 1959.

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  • Title: Ship Compass, Islesboro, ca. 1940
  • Creator: Stanwood Hinkley
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Location: Islesboro, Waldo County, ME
  • Media: Metal, glass, wood, alcohol
  • Local Code: 1111.470.001
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733

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