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Captain Benjamin Thompson, Winterport

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Captain Benjamin Thompson, Winterport
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Description

Informal portrait of Captain Benjamin Thompson (1834-1904), in retirement, in the garden of his home on Elm Street in Winterport.

Thompson was a deep water ship captain for many years, sailing primarily for the Weld line. His commands included the Progressive Age, Sportsman and the Great Admiral.

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