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Captain Lide Bickford Home, Winter Harbor, 2006

Contributed by: Winter Harbor Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Winter Harbor Media: Photographic print

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Capt. Daniel Clough's Sea Box, Blue Hill, ca. 1820

Contributed by: Cordell Snow through Blue Hill Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Location: Blue Hill Media: Wood, metal

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Captain Harry Kingsbury, York, ca. 1830

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1830 Location: York Media: Oil on wood


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Enemies at Sea, Companions in Death

Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.


Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.


The Schooner Bowdoin: Ninety Years of Seagoing History

After traveling to the Arctic with Robert E. Peary, Donald B. MacMillan (1874-1970), an explorer, researcher, and lecturer, helped design his own vessel for Arctic exploration, the schooner <em>Bowdoin,</em> which he named after his alma mater. The schooner remains on the seas.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

Hallowell Ship Captains John Agry, Sea Captain, Hallowell, ca. 1801Hubbard Free Library Captain John Agry was born in 1763.

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Historic Hallowell - Captains and Their Ships

… Library What you will find under Hallowell Sea Captains: Two informational pieces, one on Captain John Agry, and the other on Captain Benjamin…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Captain Samuel Watts House

Captain Samuel Watts House Captain Samuel Watts' House, Knox Street, Thomaston, Maine 2008Item Contributed byThomaston Historical Society…

My Maine Stories

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A Note from a Maine-American
by William Dow Turner

With 7 generations before statehood, and 5 generations since, Maine DNA carries on.


In the midst of the tragedy of war, there are humorous moments
by Roger Ek, Seawolf 25

Never leave beer with the PBRs


Reverend Thomas Smith of First Parish Portland
by Kristina Minister, Ph.D.

Pastor, Physician, Real Estate Speculator, and Agent for Wabanaki Genocide