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

The shipyard and the seaport ceased to exist. Boat Building: Lobster Boats and Skiffs Dory with Twin Girls, Scarborough, ca.

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

… wrecked in June 1903 only sixty days after its launch at Watts Shipyard in Thomaston. According to Peter Dow Bachelder in his book Ships and…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Water Transportation

… first public ferry boat, the Governor Brann, was launched in Rockland, Maine, in May of 1936. The Brann was 65 feet long, had a beam of 27 feet…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Timeline of Events

… is held at the Scarborough Public Library to launch the year-long MCHP initiative; Over 60 people are in attendance Larissa Vigue Picard, MCHP…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - A Look Inside the Classroom Over Time - Page 4 of 4

… this way until the fifties, when the Soviet Union launched the first spacecraft. At this point, the government insisted that the school curriculums…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

… months prompted some local entrepreneurs to launch business ventures, which were helpful for survival and personal comfort to island families.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

The Governor Brann was launched at I.L. Snow Company shipyard in Rockland, Maine at 10 A.M on May 19, 1936.

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Waterfront - Page 2 of 2

Wharfs were used for launching boats off of a ramp. The boats that were launched from the wharf would occasionally transfer passengers from one place…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

… around 10:30 at night, there would be lobster boat lights flashing all along the Neck and the boats would come in, off-load liquor, and load it…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Early Wharves and Yards - 1795 to 1825

The following year he launched the schooner “Wessaweskeag”, the schooner “Quantabacook” and a brig of an unknown name.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Edward O'Brien moves to Thomaston - 1850s

… waterfront has seen over 1,000 vessels launched, ranging in size from pinkies to schooners and barges to full-rigged ships called Down Easters. The…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - HISTORY

… Denise Doherty, and Sue Souliere Saco River Launches about 1910 - 1915McArthur Public Library The defining characteristic of Biddeford is the…