The Fitting-Out Pier (1906)

The Fitting-Out Pier (1906) (HMZ4J)

Location: Bath, ME 04530 Sagadahoc County
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N 43° 53.686', W 69° 48.9'

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At the fitting-out pier new vessels received their equipment and finishing work. This pier had a ramp built into its southern side, to land the large timbers and spars that were floated down the river from the railroad yards.

The original 1898 north wharf was expanded in 1902 and again in 1906, when it grew to about 100 feet square and projected into deeper water. It has been reconstructed to its appearance in the years 1909-1920.

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Plan of the Percy & Small shipyard as it reached its final development between 1901 and 1917.
HM NumberHMZ4J
Placed ByMaine Maritime Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 6:20am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 434542 N 4860507
Decimal Degrees43.89476667, -69.81500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 53.686', W 69° 48.9'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 53' 41.16" N, 69° 48' 54.00" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 251 Washington St, Bath ME 04530, US
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