The Shipyard
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Written by Various Authors


Skilled boatbuilders were producing fine wooden ships from the dense local forests by the late 1600s. The Raleigh, first of the ships in the Contientnal Navy was built here before the Revolution. Shipyards flourished all along the Piscataqua and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine is over 200 years old. This section is dedicated to those ships, the men and women who built and sailed them, and their families.
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200 Years of Shipyard History

Note: Our history web site offers stories in honor of the local shipyard in Kittery, Maine. We are not the official shipyard web site.