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Boatbuilding on Mount Desert Island (Hardcover)

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Mount Desert Island possesses a rich and diverse history of boatbuilding. Chester Clement was the first of the lobsteryacht builders, and Bunker and Ellis elevated the concept. Henry Hinckley started on an old boat-repair wharf and built a world-class brand. Members of the Rich family produced everything from gleaming yachts to rugged workboats, while Sim Davis and Bink Sargent were considered the experts for big draggers. Author Laurie Schreiber highlights the histories of some of the major players in Mount Desert Island's boatbuilding community.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781540202819
ISBN-10: 154020281X
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: April 25th, 2016
Pages: 162
Language: English