Port Clyde

Endings and Beginnings

Endings and Beginnings

The 74-foot ex-passenger ferry May Field, built in Brewer in 1875, came to grief twenty years later on the Hart Island’s ledges,

A Port Clyde Lobster

A Port Clyde Lobster

Maine vacationers have always liked to send postcards of lobster traps, lobster boats, and lobsters. This one must have received lots of attention in the 1920s.

Low Tide at Port Clyde

Low Tide at Port Clyde

The grounded-out lobsterboat may get her bottom painted later in the day after it dries in the sun, but before the evening’s high tide. Catalog Number LB2008.15.417

Cold Storage, Port Clyde, Me

Cold Storage, Port Clyde, Me

This building was built in the 1890s by the three Brennan brothers, John, James,and William, who were in the fish business.

Street View, Port Clyde, Me

Street View, Port Clyde, Me

This view shows Route 131 as it enters the village.  The second building on the right is the Ocean House, a popular lodging facility that began business in the 1850s.