Stories from the Maine Coast: Skippers, Ships and Storms

Stories from the Maine Coast: Skippers, Ships and Storms

by Harry Gratwick
     
 

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The history of Maine has always been inextricably tied to its coastline. The sea first brought settlers, and the rich fishing and shipbuilding industries sustained growth. The Atlantic also connected Mainers to the rest of the world. Goods and ideas traveled the maritime routes that originated in populous Portland and more isolated places like Carver's Harbor and Deer… See more details below

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The history of Maine has always been inextricably tied to its coastline. The sea first brought settlers, and the rich fishing and shipbuilding industries sustained growth. The Atlantic also connected Mainers to the rest of the world. Goods and ideas traveled the maritime routes that originated in populous Portland and more isolated places like Carver's Harbor and Deer Isle. From Searsport s sailing masters to the burning of Royal Tar, author Harry Gratwick relates the adventures of the skippers and their crews. Read about the search for the Smithy Boat and other tales from Maine's shipping lanes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016014937
Publisher:
The History Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
3 MB

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