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The Mackerel Schooner AUGUSTA E. HERRICK

August 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, August 31
7pm
Visitors Center, 2 Church St.
Cost: $8, $5 Members
Ralph Stanley, historian and boatbuilder, will present a talk on the mackerel schooner AUGUSTA E. HERRICK. The Swans Island schooner “had the distinction of being the only centerboard schooner ever to be employed in the North American fisheries” according to historian Howard Chappelle.  The Swans Island fishermen, like owner William P. Herrick, led the Atlantic coast mackerel fisheries in catch rates.  Come learn more about the vigorous and hardy men and schooners of Swan’s Island.

Details

Date:
August 31, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

PMM Visitors Center
2 Church St.
Searsport, ME 04974 United States
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Phone:
207-548-2529
Website:
penobscotmarinemuseum.org

Organizer

Penobscot Marine Museum
Phone:
207-548-2529
Email:
jganskop@pmm-maine.org
Website:
https://penobscotmarinemuseum.org