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Davistown Museum

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Historic Hallowell - Ship Parts

Webber, Sr., an individual partner Ship hulls were built from trees in the forests of the Hallowell area in Maine.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding Industry Expands - 1850 to 1857

… smaller crews and built with larger and deeper hulls, greatly affected their desirability for successful world trade.

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

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

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Depression, War, and Fire

… a fire broke out in a cranberry bog outside Hulls Cove. Though the fire was slow moving at first, the winds whipped up and it exploded out of…

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Historic Hallowell - Industrial Recources

A Shipwright's Tool was used in attaching the hull planking to frame timbers. It consisted of a sturdy, wooden rod tapered at both ends.

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Ste. Agathe Historical Society

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Friendship Museum

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

It was launched as a hull in 1847 and was to be floated to Portland for final fitting out, but the ship was beached in a gale after it left the…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston Narrative

… returning to England in order to load their hulls with masts from the local forests for the King’s fleet of ships back in England, and trade…

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Acadia National Park

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

… Company’s freighter Sagamore punctured its hull when it struck Corwin Rock off the eastern end of Prouts Neck.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

… he stored the ice that he had harvested in the hull of his ship and then sold the ice at other ports for a profit. The Knickerbocker Ice Co.

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Historic Hallowell - Ice Cutting and Ice Houses on the Bombahook

… he stored the ice that he had harvested in the hull of his ship and then sold the ice at other ports for a profit. The Knickerbocker Ice Co.

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

A white oak hulled ship; it displaced more than 1,600 tons, boasting three deck levels and two masts.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Discover the Story of Blue Hill - Page 2 of 4

Steamboats with iron hulls replaced wooden sailing vessels. Reinforced concrete decreased the demand for granite.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Building Of The Arts Era

… Summer Dance Center and Summer Dance School in Hulls Cove. Some of the most influential dancers and choreographers of the century traveled to the…

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Guilford, Maine - Pre-Settlement And The First 100 Years

… boys having survived the winter on cow’s milk, hulled corn, boiled wheat, and roasted potatoes. In September of 1806 Mrs. Robert Herring Jr.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

… with a growing shift from wooden ships to metal hulls, threatened the foundation of Bath’s economy.