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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Ships

Ships 'Katherine May,' Hampden, 1919 Item 28033 infoHampden Historical Society

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - Ships

Ships The schooner Victory, Hampden, ca. 1898 Item 28115 infoHampden Historical Society

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Historic Hallowell - Shipping

Every time they got a new shipping material(another item) the captain would write it all down in his captains log which contains the item, how much…

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Historic Hallowell - Ship Parts

Ship Parts Shipbuilding spike, Hallowell, ca. 1853Courtesy of Sumner A. Webber, Sr., an individual partner Ship hulls were built from trees in…

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Ship Captains

Hallowell Ship Captains John Agry, Sea Captain, Hallowell, ca. 1801Hubbard Free Library Captain John Agry was born in 1763.

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Historic Hallowell - Captains and Their Ships

What you will find under Schooners, Steamers, Ships, and Tankers: Two informational pieces total, one being on the Henry Reed ship.

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Historic Hallowell - Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers

Schooners, Steamers, Ships and Tankers Della Collins, Eastern Steamship Company Wharf, Kennebec River, Hallowell, ca.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Shipping

Henry Knox: Shipping Shipping the goods that he was producing was an important part of Knox’s business dealings.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Soldier transport ships, Bangor, 1865

Soldier transport ships, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904)…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Kids at the quarry

… 3rd-5th grade Swan's Island students found these artifacts near the site of a blacksmith's ship at Baird's Quarry in Minturn, Swan's Island.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Baird's Quarry history

Finally, the granite was loaded onto barges to be shipped to New York and Boston. Sometimes the barges were towed away from the wharf by a pulley and…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - III. Boom, bustle, bust: The Steamboat Years to WWII

… marked an end to the age of East coast shipping and reliance on forest products. The nation turned to coal, iron, and oil.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement

It is diabolical.” Pinky Ship, Belfast, ca. 1880Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society Dr.

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

… a protected port and local sea captains needing ships for fishing and trade presented a perfect opportunity for building ships.

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

… and Maritime Disasters of the Maine Coast, the ship was the largest wooden sailing ship ever wrecked off the Maine coast.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 1 of 4

Clams were shipped to the factory from all over the east coast. In 1883 Burnham & Morrill and other companies canned and shipped 3,000 to 8,000…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

… of Garrison Cove, the settlers lived aboard their ship. The following August they were besieged by five hundred French and their Indian allies led…

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Surry by the Bay - Nineteenth Century

The men who built the ships were paid only for the days that they worked. If one of the men needed a rowboat to go to his home at Morgan's Bay or…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

Early 1600s ships' logs had accounts of fishing and fur trading along the coast. Fish, particularly cod, was abundant and a very profitable commodity…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 3 of 4

At home some worked on Liberty ships at the shipyard in South Portland. Frances Libbey, a Scarborough teacher, wrote to local servicemen and…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 2 of 4

… war, he was particularly concerned with coastal shipping and defenses in the District of Maine. Noting the hardships Maine had suffered, he began a…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

Bayley’s shipped lobsters to the Fulton Fish Market in New York City and provided lobster meat to many Old Orchard Beach, Saco and Scarborough…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Transportation Through the Years - Page 1 of 4

… the Civil War, the Oak Hill station was a busy shipping point for horses and livestock for the Union Army.(6) Scarboro Beach Railroad Station…

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

… Historical Society From the coveted tall pine for ships' masts to the coastal cedar for shingles, Maine's forest land has been the source of the…