Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Schooner Grace Bailey

Schooner GRACE BAILEY ( catalog #2018 )
The Grace Bailey was built in 1882 by Oliver Perry Smith in Patchogue, New York. Throughout her long history she carried a wide variety of cargoes including lumber, oysters, and granite, It is likely that she carried granite from Crotch Island, Maine to New York City for the Post Office and Grand Central Station. Bought her in 1940 by Captain Frank Swift of Camden,Maine and began her career as a windjammer in the passenger trade. For the rest of the story Click Here.

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