Life-saving station at or near mouth of St. George River, Maine.
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Life-saving station at or near mouth of St. George River, Maine.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Life-Saving Service,
  • Maine

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Other titlesEstablishing life-saving station at mouth of St. George"s River, Maine
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18249320M

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Owner: Town of Kittery/Wood Island Life-Saving Station Association Current use: Historic site. 4. Whitehead Life-Saving Station. Location: West Penobscot Bay Entrance/Off Spruce Head Nearest city: St. George Owner: Private owner Current use: Summer residence Public phone: Are you interested in other historic maritime resources in. About Wood Island Station At the mouth of the Piscataqua River in Kittery Point, Maine a graying old structure of unknown purpose and history was slowly crumbing on a small island. The Wood Island Life Saving Station has stood watch for years. It housed men, brave “surfmen”, that were part of the US Life Saving Service (a forerunner of. St. George is the most southerly town of Knox County. It embraces the southern and larger part of a long and broad peninsula formed by St. George’s River on the west and the ocean on the east. It is bounded on the north by South Thomaston. The area is 11, acres. It includes Metinic, Elwell and George’s Islands. [photo] Merrimack River Life-Saving Station, Plum Island, Newburyport, Massachusetts c Fine photo provides an unusually clear, crisp views of the station, and of the crew posing beside the surfboat. Photo itself is exceptionally clear and crisp, near fine. This is an exceptional view will be superb matted and framed.

The Humboldt Bay Life-Saving Station was originally built in November on the north side of the entrance to Humboldt Bay in northern California, United States near Eureka, adjacent to the site of the first Humboldt Harbor Light (–). Rebuilt in with marine railways to launch rescue surfboats, the historic facility was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on Nearest city: Eureka, California. The Station. The ultimate Maine coast vacation experience is staying on an outer island. There are many small islands situated just off of Mount Desert Island (home of Bar Harbor). Islesford (or Little Cranberry Island) is one of our favorites. The Station was once a U.S. Life Saving Station, now a spectacularly renovated vacation home, with. (photo) Life Saving Station, Tawas Point (Ottawa Point) Michigan c Clear, close b/w photo shows the period Type Tawas life saving station with the surfmen posing with the beach cart on the station ramp and finely dressed Victorian women posing on the lookout stairs. Nice view, good detail, on postcard paper with message on back. /40th. Mason Wells [email protected] Lixy Carey [email protected] Sam Reid’s project to restore the Wood Island Life Saving Station at the mouth of the Piscataqua River has reached the point where the Maine National Guard needed to be called in, along with their cement mixers that were delivered by amphibious landing seawall facing the .

The need for the life-saving station was proved again in late December , when the old brick-carrying schooner Frank was caught in a storm en route from East Boston to the York, Maine brickyard of J. P. Norton. The schooner, off course due to a malfunctioning compass, was near Huckleberry Reef off North Beach when she began to lose her sails. The Wallis Sands Life-Saving Station was the northernmost station on the New Hampshire coast, located 1 3/4 miles south of Odiornes Point, guarding the southside entrance to Portsmouth Harbor. Built in and deactivated in , it was one of 15 stations of the US Life-Saving Service located along the Maine and New Hampshire coast. The US Life-Saving Service grew .   Category Education; Song The Journey 2; Artist Getty Images Music , Getty Images Music , Getty Images Music , Getty Images Music , Getty Images Music , Getty Images. The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company offers a variety of boat tours for all ages that show different sights and wildlife in the area around Mount Desert Island, Maine. The tours that we offer include a Puffin and Whale Watching trip, and Whale Watching tour, a Historical Lighthouse tour, a Nature Cruise, a Lobster Fishing and Seal Watching Tour.