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The Fleet in Harbor, Rockport, Mass., circa 1910

Here is another view of the warships of the U.S. Navy’s North Atlantic Squadron at anchor in Rockport Harbor. For other views and to read more about the annual visits of these ships, see my other posts tagged “warships.” The … Continue reading

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Fleet and Breakwater from Hill, Rockport, c. 1907

The caption of this card, “Fleet & Breakwater from Hill, Rockport, Mass.,” is barely legible, printed in white in the lower left corner. I have another version of this card with the same photo and from the same publisher, but … Continue reading

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Moonlight on Sandy Bay, Pigeon Cove, Mass., circa 1910

In honor of this week’s “supermoon,” here is a postcard of the moon over Sandy Bay from around 1910. The image is quite dramatic, with the fishing schooner in the foreground set off by the U.S. Navy warships in the … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sandy Bay Harbor of Refuge, circa 1906

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, warships from the U.S. Navy’s┬áNorth Atlantic Squadron were regular visitors to Sandy Bay. News reports from the time suggest the squadron’s arrival was always a notable event. For example, a July 9, 1899, … Continue reading

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