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Title: Swampscott dory built by Newell McLain

Accession Number: 1992.117
Type: rowing dory
Maker: McLain, Newell
Place: USA, ME, Thomaston
Date: Circa 1938
Description: Rowing dory, Swampscott type; designed and built by Newell McLain (son of R. E. McLain who built ESTELLA A., 1957.498) at Thomaston, Maine, c. 1938, for his sons; 6 strakes per side, diamond-shaped metal frame clips; 3 rowing positions; 4 thwarts, forward one is fixed; white topsides and interior, green rails, all weathered; equipment: 2 loose floorboards, 3 loose thwarts; 4 thwarts, #1 fixed, 2 #4's present (one from another boat?), #3 missing; no oars or oarlocks.

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