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.
The steam tug Sommers N. Smith and the steam lighter Sophia formed the backbone of Capt. John I. Snow’s Rockland-based Snow Marine Co. »Read More
May 19, 1936 is launching day for the Gov. Brann, a 65’ double-ended, wooden-hulled ferry. »Read More
The year is 1936 and the day October 3rd. The 86’ seiner Mary Grace appears to be stuck on the launching ways and is about to be towed until she floats. »Read More
Ingenuity helped keep working coasters going long after their heyday. »Read More
It’s early morning in Rockland Harbor and there’s no wind. »Read More
More crowded these days, but no less sheltered, Camden’s inner harbor affords the perfect winter berthing »Read More
On November 10, 1938, the laid-up steamer Vinal Haven snagged her guardrail, listed enough to fill with water, and sunk at the dock. »Read More
At Holiday Beach in Owls Head, and at other places along the Maine coast in the 1930s and ‘40s, no one much cared if a few traps and a boat or two sat out the winter. »Read More
Albert Condon’s drawings for this 110’ dragger are, like all his work, very detailed. There’s no guessing the size, shape, and location of the pieces that go into building her. »Read More
The 184’ Theoline was launched from the Francis Cobb yard in Rockland in 1917 as a coal carrier. She foundered in 1942 off Panama. She is in Camden at the P.G. Willey Company wharf delivering coal.
How could anyone interested in sailing vessels resist climbing aboard this pair? »Read More
Family lore had this as a model of the clipper ship Flying Cloud, but the flag shows Red Jacket. »Read More
The late Kennedy Crane (Rockland’s Senter-Crane department store) owned this handsome Friendship Sloop and kept her summers off his cottage at Dynamite Beach in Owls Head. »Read More