Penobscot Marine Museum

Name of Collections:

  • Bass Harbor Boat Collection
  • Carleton and Norwood Co. Sail Plans
  • Stanley Potter Ship Plans
  • Individual boat plans


Bass Harbor Boat Collection: The Collection includes 338 sheets of drawings designed and built by the Rich family of Bernard, Maine.  The records document boatbuilding projects from 1941 to 1995.

Carleton and Norwood Company Sail Plans: Gore book (with sail plans) of Carleton, Norwood Co. shipbuilders of Rockport.  Contains sail plans for 14 vessels, ca. 1890s

Stanley Potter Ship Plans: Collection of Ships Plans by Stanley Potter, designer at Luders, Sparkman & Stephens, Alden, Potter-MacArthur in Boston.

Vessel Types: 

  • Commercial / Cargo
  • Commercial / Passenger
  • Commercial / Fishing
  • Recreation / Pleasure
  • Sailing
  • Small Craft

Type of Access:

  • Walk In
  • By Appointment
  • Written Request
  • Telephone Request


Cipperly Good, Collections Manager

Penobscot Marine Museum

P.O. Box 498

Searsport, ME 04974

207-548-2529 x212