Launching a "Six Master," Bath, Me.

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-188173

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ships
masts
flags
shipbuilding
tugboats
shipyards
industrial buildings
labor
postcards
photographs

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.03.01.TMP.007

Places

Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Hugh C. Leighton Co. (Manufacturer)

Material Type

postcards
photographs

Accruals Note

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

Description Level

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