The Schooner "Pendleton Sisters," Islesboro, ca. 1900

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The Schooner "Pendleton Sisters," Islesboro, ca. 1900

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The Pendleton Sisters schooner was built in 1900 by Fields Coombs Pendleton, a prominent member of a family of ship builders. His grandsons F.S. and Edwin formed the Pendleton Brothers ship company and owned the largest fleet of sailing vessels in America between 1900-1910.

The Pendleton Sisters was sold to Portugal in 1916.

Left flag: "P.S."
Center flag: "Pendleton"
Right flag: American Flag

Printed on bottom of photograph:
"Schooner 'Pendleton Sisters' Launched from yard of F.C. Pendleton, Belfast, Me. Nov. 22, 1900 Commanded by Capt. John Davies"

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  • Title: The Schooner "Pendleton Sisters," Islesboro, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Location: Islesboro, Waldo County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Open Photo Collection, Vessels
  • Object Type: Image

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

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