Item 27822 - Barkentine Cecil P. Stewart, Thomaston, ca. 1919
- Item 27822 - Barkentine Cecil P. Stewart, Thomaston, ca. 1919
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- Item 27822
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The four-masted Barkentine Cecil P. Stewart, 1216 tons, was built by Dunn & Elliot in 1919.Show Details
She was one of the last two square riggers built in Maine. She lies to the Dunn & Elliot Wharf in the Georges River at the intersection of Wadsworth and Water Streets, now owned by the Lyman Morse Boatbuilding Company.
She was lost off Barnegat on the New Jersey coast with a cargo of railroad ties when she broke up on Feb. 17, 1927.
The Maine State Prison wall, a band of white, can be seen on Limestone Hill, in the middle right of the photo.