"A Race of Shipbuilders": The Hanscoms of Eliot, Maine.

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"A Race of Shipbuilders": The Hanscoms of Eliot, Maine

Richard E. Winslow III

Portsmouth Marine Society

c/o Portsmouth Historical Society

PO Box 728, Portsmouth, NH 03801

c/o Peter E. Randall Publisher

PO Box 4726, Portsmouth, NH 03802

9780915819416 $35.00 portsmouthhistory.org

Enriched with a bibliography and an index for ease of reference, "A Race of Shipbuilders": The Hanscoms of Eliot, Maine is a biography of the Hanscom family across three hundred years, from the pioneers who settled in Maine during the 1600's to the growing reputation of family members as master shipbuilders and naval constructors. In both wartime and peacetime, the Hanscoms reflected a drive for innovation, adapting to changing needs and demands, from the era when luxury steam yachts were powerful to the rise of modern...

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