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Catalog Number PMM 29-1041
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Scope & Content Lincoln Colcord's collection of lists of sea captains and ships built in Searsport, ME
an undated 15 page list of names with some addresses; a 6 page list of captains and vessels they commanded; an 11 page typed list of vessels built in Searsport 1807-1894 with Commander, Master Builder, Yard and Tons when known; a 4 page typed list of Topsail Schooners Built in Searsport 1807-1890 with penciled annotations; a (1883?) newsclip of "Searsport Vessels"; a typed 10 page "Abstract of Endorsement of Change of Master's name made on Certificate of Registry, Dist. of Belfast, Port of Searsport" giving year, vessel, late master and present master (1848-1873); typed 5 page "Items from John H. Sullivan's Notebook Searsport Ships, Town Affairs notebook began when he was 24- Jan 1874" with typed copy; 10 pages "Oaths of Masters on Endorsing Enrollment (sic) or Register Port of Prospect, Dist. of Belfast (From Records of Collector or Customs)", giving master, owner, vessel, tons and year (1832-1850); 3 page typed "Searsport Masters of Vessels (Other than ships and steamers)" giving master, vessel, tonnage; 6 page typed "Vessels built in Searsport 1807-1894" giving year, rig, name, tons, master builder, shipyard; Capt. Frank P. Whitier's March 13, 1931 letter to Lincoln Colcord with attached typed list of ships built in Searsport (1807-1894); 2 page undated (Blanche's Birthday? first wife?) letter to Lincoln "Link" indicating some commanders and builders of Searsport schooners; 31 page typed "Searsport Sea Captains and Vessels Commanded by them" by John H. Sullivan; 1 page handwritten notes from "John Sullivan's notebook"; April 5, 1946 letter from Edith Colson re: her father, Capt. Cyrus Nichols Colson; and 20 page typed "Searsport Master Mariners" by Frances Colcord.
Catalog type Archive
Title Lists of Sea Captains and Ships Built in Searsport collected by Lincoln Colcord
Collection Colcord Collection
People Colcord, Lincoln Ross
Subjects Seafaring life
Sea stories
Sea captains
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact