- Item 27824 - Barkentine Cecil P. Stewart, Thomaston, ca. 1918
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- Item 27824
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The four-masted barkentine Cecil P. Stewart, 1216 tons, was one of last two square-riggers built in Maine. She was a sister ship of the Reine Marie Stewart, also built in Thomaston by Dunn and Elliot in 1919. The vessel was later rigged as a schooner with fore and aft rig on all masts.Show Details
The vessel was lost off Barnegat on the New Jersey coast with a cargo of railroad ties when she went aground and broke up on Feb 17, 1927.