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Historical Items

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Item 6459

Beazley Shipyard, Verona Island

Contributed by: Buck Memorial Library Date: circa 1880 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 28566

Bath Iron Works and yachts, Bath, 1931

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1931 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 7859

Ordnance at Kittery Navy Shipyard, c. 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1898 Location: Kittery; Portsmouth Media: Photoprint

Exhibits

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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Shipyards

Shipyards The schooner Victory, Hampden, circa 1898Item Contributed byHampden Historical Society Text by Karyn Field The Penobscot River was…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 1 of 2

Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Rodney Laughton and Don Googins…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks - Page 2 of 2

Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks Wreck of the Sagamore, Scarborough, 1934Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum…

My Maine Stories

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The Start of Brewing in Maine
by Alan Pugsley

Master brewer Alan Pugsley talked about the beginning of brewing in Maine

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The Village Cafe - A Place We Called Home
by Michael Fixaris

The Village Cafe was more than a restaurant. It was an extension of our homes and our families.

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima