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Catalog Number 2011.081.164
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Reference code US SPHi 2011.081.164
Scope & Content Article about the fire at South Portland Engineering Corporation in 1965, commonly referred to as the "shipyard fire" because of it being a former building used in the WWII shipyards. Article published on May 7, 1965. Photo shows charred timbers and twisted steel uprights of the building. Also shows a tanker tied up at Portland Pipe Line dock and the "Aqualab", a research vessel owned by Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute.
Date 1965
Search Terms South Portland Engineering Corporation
Portland Pipe Line Corporation
Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute
Subjects Fire
Oil tankers