Contributed by Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center
After her April launching, but before her first trip North, the schooner Bowdoin went into dry dock at South Portland to be fitted out with masts, rigging, gear, and equipment.
This image shows the schooner's shallow draft and rounded hull shape, which allows her to ride up on the ice, rather than be squeezed or crushed.
About This Item
- Title: Schooner 'Bowdoin' in drydock, South Portland, 1921
- Creator: Donald Baxter MacMillan
- Creation Date: 1921
- Subject Date: 1921
- Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 3000.33.3634
- Collection: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum core collection
- Object Type: Image
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Bowdoin College, 9500 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011-8495
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