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Sylph

PC047.02.0080.00171 (RS144166)

Description

Pilot schooner Sylph No. 8 was built at North Weymouth, MA in 1878. She was sold out of service in 1901, after 23 years of Boston pilot service.

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1884-12
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 171
GUSN
276621
Reference Code
PC047.02.0080.00171

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
merchant vessels
pilot boats
schooners
Material Type
photographs
Notes
c
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1971.). Portrait of a port: Boston, 1852-1914. W. H. Bunting, compiler and annotator.. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press,, p. 132.

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Sylph No.8 #

AvatarPosted by beverly erickson on September 3, 2014
My grandfather gave me one of stebbins photographs of this boat - I still have it