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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Redmen's Hall

… that housed the projector and playing 'submarine' as a child. In the late 1940's, the building was already in disrepair with a caving floor. There…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

… all night vigils in search of German boats and submarines. Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society As with all wars, there were some…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - IV. Transitions and troubles: Private enterprise shoulders an island’s needs

Energy is now supplied by a submarine cable. Electricity made running water possible, and plumbing and heating changed in island houses.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Early Settlements

… was the first vessel sunk in the war by German submarines in 1917. Ryder's Cove Wharf, Islesboro, c.