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Title: Boats


  • McAllister, L. L. (Louis L.), 1877-1963

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Extent: 1 image

Date Created: 1945


1944-1945 photo of a large boat possibly under construction at the Shelburne Shipyard. View from the ground looking up the side of the ship.

Genre(s): photographs, black-and-white photographs




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2008-09-12, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: still image

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Boats, Louis L. McAllister Photographs, Box B02, Folder 01, Item 03, (accessed January 24, 2018)

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This most likely is the Vermont III in her last days as a steamboat. The superstructure has been removed (arguably torn off) and she was being readied to serve as a barge. In the mid 1980s at a Lake Champlain historical meeting (held at the Pinnacle at Cedar Beach), one knowledgeable person indicated he had a reliable source tell him that the hull of the Vermont had recently been seen tied to a dock in the Chesapeake Bay, serving as a paper hauling barge.

- Chris Williamson