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Three years ago, Sally W came thru the sixth boro and I had the great pleasure of seeing this beautiful Lord Nelson Victory tug with owners Allan and Sally Seymour.  They’ve kept the vessel in Camden ME since then, and it was a joy to see them recently.

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Camden harbor opens to Penobscot Bay, a universe unto itself. Many boats caught my attention, but none so much as Prophet.

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Grace Bailey has to be the doyenne of the windjammer fleet.  Built in Patchogue NY in 1882, she transported as much food as she did building materials.

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Mary Day and Angelique are two more of this unique fleet.

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Camden is also home to this floating laboratory of electronic . . . gizmos.

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Abigail & Warren illustrates thehandiwork of John’s Bay Boat Company.

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Enjoy more . . .  like Appledore, 

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Galatea,

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and Timberwind.

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But the one that captured me . . . that day was Prophet.

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Many thanks to Allan and Sally.  All photos by Will Van Dorp.

 

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