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Historical Items

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Item 16383

The Steam Ship Horatio Hall

Contributed by: Stanley Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 26300

Thomaston Sea Captains, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1880 Media: Photographic print

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John H. Purrington, Topsham, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Topsham Media: Daguerreotype


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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.


The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.


Launch of the 'Doris Hamlin'

The Doris Hamlin, a four-masted schooner built at the Frye-Flynn Shipyard in Harrington, was one of the last vessels launched there, marking the decline of a once vigorous shipbuilding industry in Washington County.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

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

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Historic Hallowell - Captains and Their Ships

Captains and Their Ships Arthur Moore Captain Arthur Moore at the Hallowell Waterfront. X Anne Wallace, Josh Benner, Shelby Ward, Jacob…

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Historic Hallowell - Shipping

… got a new shipping material(another item) the captain would write it all down in his captains log which contains the item, how much it costs, and…

My Maine Stories

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The tradition of lobstering
by Sadie Samuels

I learned to fish from my Dad and will lobster the rest of my life


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

Never leave beer with the PBRs


Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey