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Title: Gloucester fishing schooner L. A. DUNTON

Accession Number: 1963.1705
Type: Gloucester fishing schooner
Maker: Story, Arthur D.
Place: USA, MA, Essex
Date: 1921
Materials: wood
Description: Gloucester fishing schooner L.A. DUNTON, built by Arthur D. Story in Essex, MA, 1921. Designed by Thomas F. McManus. One of the last all-sail American fishing schooners launched for working rather than racing. Fished halibut and haddock. Engine added circa 1924 and later removed. Wood hull, round bottom, transom sterned. 123' in length, 25' in width. Designated National Historic Landmark on November 4, 1993.

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