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Maine Boatbuilders Forum: Draggers, Carriers and Smacks; Larger Commercial Boat Builders

August 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$8 – $10

Thursday, August 7, 7:00 pm
Maine Boatbuilders Forum: Draggers, Carriers and Smacks; Larger Commercial Boat Builders
With boatbuilders Mike Crowley, David Andrews, and Maynard Bray.
PMM’s Main Street Gallery. Tickets $8 members and $10 non-members.

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Join maritime historians Maynard Bray, Michael Crowley, and David Andrews on Thursday, August 7th at  7:00 pm at Penobscot Marine Museum to discuss the heyday of Maine’s building of draggers, carriers and smacks.  From the 1930’s to the 1970’s Maine was one of the biggest producers of these vessels built for commercial fishing.   The boatyards which built these boats include Harvey Gamage, Newbert & Wallace, Southwest Boat, and Washburn & Doughty.

Maynard Bray grew up in Rockland and was for many years the curator of the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut.  Mike Crowley is a writer for National Fisherman, and David Andrews is a South Bristol historian.  This program is in PMM’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main Street, Searsport, Maine.  Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for non-members.  For more information go to or call 207-548-2529 or 0334.


Lofting the Hull


August 7, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$8 – $10
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Main Street Gallery
40 East Main Street
Searsport, 04974 United States
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