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Catalog Number 1975.010.1
Object Name Manuscript
Reference code US SPHi 1975.010.1
Scope & Content Typewritten essay on the history of shipbuilding in Cape Elizabeth between 1620 and 1887. Beginning with the construction of a bark on Richmond's Island, through the Dyer and Turner & Cahoon shipyards of the early to mid 1800s, to the Blanchard and Thomas Knight yards and Portland Shipbuilding Company in the mid to late 1800s.

A catalog of the various ships built, with dates and sizes. Compiled by Mrs. Cleveland Jordan.
Search Terms Richmond's Island
Ferry Village
Cushing's Point
Dyer Shipyard
Turner and Cahoon Shipyard
Portland Shipbuilding Company
Richmond (bark)
Dart (schooner)
Privateer
Subjects Shipyards
Shipbuilding
People Dyer, Ezekiel
Dyer, Lemuel
Turner, George
Cahoon, James B.
Pickett, Benjamin W.