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Dock-u-mentaries: Double Feature

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dock-u-mentaries: Double Feature Shipbuilders of Essex and Harold A. Burnham, Master Shipwright
Shipbuilders of Essex – A USIA film that chronicles the life in the village of Essex in Massachusetts, a town famous for its hand-built wooden fishing boats. Scenes give a complete account of the building of one of the boats, a 70-foot trawler, St. Rosalie.
Harold A. Burnham, Master Shipwright – Shot both in the Burnham shipyard and on the water, the film touches on shipbuilding in Essex, the Burnham family, learning from old-time boat builders, designing boats using half models, milling lumber, lofting, framing, community involvement, navigating on the water, maintaining a wooden boat, and rehabilitating a historic schooner.
Free tickets:


November 18
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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