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Historical Items

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Item 22920

Schooner, Saco, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 102131

Launching Schooner "Kennebunk", Kennebunkport, 1918

Contributed by: Charles Morgan through Brick Store Museum Date: 1918-07-10 Location: Kennebunkport Media: Glass Negative

Item 19108

Schooner Head, ca. 1911

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1911 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Postcard

Online Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

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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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

The scow schooner, which used a schooner rig on a flat-bottomed, blunt-ended scow hull, was popular in North America for coastal and river transport.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Andrew Smith Store

… a mackerel seiner and was the captain of several schooners. Mackerel fishing declined in the late 1800s, and Smith may have turned to shopkeeping…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Islanders at Work

Early fishing schooner, ca. 1870Swan's Island Historical Society With the best timber harvested, men turned to the sea for their livelihood rather…

My Maine Stories

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Saga of a Sub Chaser S.C. 268 along Maine Coast
by DANIEL R CHRISTOPHER

A look back at a Sub Chaser Crew on duty along the Maine coastline near the end of World War I

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A first encounter with Bath and its wonderful history
by John Decker

Visiting the Maine Maritime Museum as part of a conference

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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.