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The maritime history of Maine, three centuries of shipbuilding & seafaring.

Author: William Hutchinson Rowe
Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton [1948]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rowe, William Hutchinson, 1882-1955.
Maritime history of Maine.
New York, W.W. Norton [1948]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Hutchinson Rowe
OCLC Number: 420064
Description: 333 pages illustrations, maps 24 cm
Contents: The Maine coast --
The winter fisheries --
The King's broad arrow --
Shipbuilding in colonial Maine --
The war years --
The West India trade --
The shipyards --
Shipbuilding on the Kennebec --
The state of Maine clippers --
The confederate commerce raiders --
The down-easters --
The great schooners --
Lumber and lime, ice and granite --
The Maine coast fisherman --
The Maine seacoast town
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