Events

Lectures, Workshops, Events

For more information or to register for any of these programs, contact Jeana Ganskop, Education Director, at 207-548-2529 ext. 213 or jganskop@pmm-maine.org.

Maine Boatbuilders Forum: Design of the Maine Lobster Boat

Main Street Gallery 40 East Main Street, Searsport

Thursday, June 12, 7:00 pm
Maine Boatbuilders Forum: Design of the Maine Lobster Boat
With boatbuilders Travis and Keith Otis, Glenn Holland, Stewart Workman, and Calvin Beal.

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$8 – $10

Maine Boatbuilding Forum: Maine Port Pilots Remember Capt. Bill Abbott

Main Street Gallery 40 East Main Street, Searsport

Captain William Abbott, a 1945 graduate of Maine Maritime Academy, spent fifty years piloting vessels into many ports including those of the Penobscot River and Bay. Many of Maine’s port pilots were mentored by Capt. Abbott. They will share memories and lessons learned from Capt. Bill Abbott as they honor his legacy of providing safe passage through difficult waters.

Free

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

Main Street Gallery 40 East Main Street, Searsport

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 www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org or call 207-548-2529 or 0334.

$8 – $10