|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Accession number||CAHC 2006.36|
|Caption||Deck of the 5-master John B. Prescott in Camden, 1898|
Photograph showing the deck of the 5-masted schooner John B. Prescott under construction in 1898. The largest schooner in the world at that time, she was built to carry 4300 tons of coal. More than 10,000 people turned out for the launching at the Bean shipyard in Camden. The vessel was 282 feet long, weighing 2249 tons with masts 168 feet tall. The vessel was sheathed in iron to protect it from the ice.
|Collection||Theresa Parker Babb Collection|
|Catalog Number||CAHC 2006.36.28|
|Title||Deck of the "John B. Prescott"|
|Place||Maine/ Knox County/ Camden|
"John B. Prescott"
|Photographer||Babb, Theresa Parker|