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Launching a "Six Master," Bath, Me.

PC001.03.01.TMP.007 (RS82111)

Description

This full color postcard illustrates the launching of a six masted ship. In the harbor a tug boat assists the launch. Each mast is topped with a flag, and the launch is watched by many on shore. The hull of a second ship is being built in the same shipyard.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 postcard
Dimensions
3.5x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
188173
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.007

Record details

Originator
Hugh C. Leighton Co. (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
flags
industrial buildings
labor
masts
shipbuilding
ships
shipyards
tugboats
Material Type
photographs
postcards
Places
Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 20. Original in Postcards - Bath, Maine

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