Keywords: Coastal schooner
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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.
… Early in the century, boat builders built coastal schooners and barges in Warren, north of Thomaston, for transport and trade.
… its boat Sunbeam, the Mission “aids the (Maine coastal or island) town or plantation in finding and supporting a nurse or physician” including…
… 1897, despite near-zero visibility, the coastal schooner Howard H. Middleton was under full sail as it approached Portland.
… similar patterns of use in other areas of the coastal Northeast. Perry Westbrook states in his Biography of an Island that the Malecite…
… his father John II, made his living coasting as a schooner captain, logging Savage family land, loading his schooners with lumber and trading in…
… ships but most were two-masted brigs and schooners for the coastal trade. Captain Candage, one of 52 Blue Hill ship captains of the era, went to…