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LC Subject Heading: Ships

Historical Items

These results include photographs, documents, letters, paintings, artifacts, and many other kinds of Maine related items from collections around the state and elsewhere.


Mystery Corner Item

Item 104874

Sailing vessel, ca. 1920

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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1920 Media: Glass Negative

Item 1121

Slave ship evading the Royal Navy, 1878

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1877 Location: Portland Media: Oil painting

Item 9612

Receipt from Rising Sun, Doel, Belgium, 1860

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1860 Location: Doel Media: Ink on paper

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Item 20177

Ship William Witherle, Castine, 1851

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1851 Location: Castine Media: Photographic print

Item 21712

Brig 'Dirigo' in Naples, Italy, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1869 Location: Naples; Harrington Media: Tempera on paper

Item 25325

Barque 'Dirigo,' Bath, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum Date: circa 1906 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 25843

Letter to Capt. Ebeneezer Hill, 1823

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1823 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 8871

Four-mast bark 'Roanoke' under sail

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1892 Media: Glass Negative

Item 22589

Souvenir of the U.S.A.T. Kilpatrick

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: circa 1900 Media: Paper over metal covered with plastic

Item 22920

Schooner, Saco, 1910

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1910 Location: Saco Media: Photographic print

Item 25844

Letter from Capt. Hill on ship issues, Jamaica, 1824

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1824 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76880

Schooner 'Bowdoin,' 1946

Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center Date: 1946 Media: Transparency

Item 108672

Barque "Aberdeen" of Searsport Capt. N. Dunbar Naples 1874

Courtesy of Susan Curran White, an individual partner Date: 1874 Location: Searsport Media: Watercolor on paper

Item 9614

Receipt, Liverpool

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1864-03-11 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 25017

Vista of a Four Master, Mount Desert Island, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1940 Media: Postcard

Item 25840

Schooner Decatur agreement, 1824

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1824-11-29 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 42159

Steamship "Horatio Hall," ca. 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1898 Media: Paint, canvas, cloth, wood

Item 48275

Brig "Ganza," ca. 1833

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1833 Location: Saco Media: Watercolor, pen, ink, pencil

Item 21122

Schooner 'Frank Brainerd,' ca. 1940

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1940 Location: Mount Desert Media: Photographic print

Item 23420

Bark Sarah Hand entering Naples, 1849

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1849-04-29 Location: Naples; Gardiner Media: Painting

Item 23421

Canova near New Zealand, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Media: Painting

Item 6889

Barque George S. Hunt, 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Media: Oil on canvas

Item 9630

'Rising Sun' log book, 1863

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1863 Location: Callao; Cork; Queenstown Media: Ink on paper

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Item 19214

Windjammer Off the Coast of Mount Desert Island

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1915 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photograph Postcard