Mill & Joiner Shop (1899)

Mill & Joiner Shop (1899) (HMZ5I)

Location: Bath, ME 04530 Sagadahoc County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 53.683', W 69° 48.998'

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This sturdy industrial building housed a sawmill for cutting and shaping ship timbers and planks, and a joiner shop for the finer woodworking that went into vessels' cabins, deckhouses, railings, and interiors.

In 1909, the shed addition on the north side provided more lumber storage and a place for the schooners' small boats to be built.

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The mill's lumber ramp and interior can be seen under the bowsprit of the 4-masted schooner Florence M. Penley, launched in 1903.
HM NumberHMZ5I
Placed ByMaine Maritime Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 434411 N 4860503
Decimal Degrees43.89471667, -69.81663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 53.683', W 69° 48.998'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 53' 40.98" N, 69° 48' 59.88" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 255 Washington St, Bath ME 04530, US
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