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  • Longfellow - The Student's Second Tale; The Baron of St. Castine, Tales of a Wayside Inn
  • Gardner G. Deering - Shipwreck, 5-Masted Schooner, Smith Cove, West Brooksville, ME, approximately 500 feet off north shore
  • Castine News - Topix - Local news for Castine, ME continually updated from thousands of sources on the web
  • Town of Castine
  • History of Castine ME - Named for the Baron de Saint-Castin, Castine was once the capital of all French Acadia, which included all the lands of what is now French-speaking Canada
  • Castine Historical Society - The Castine Historical Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and disseminating information and materials related to the history of the Castine-Bagaduce River area


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Bill Macomber - Chief Engineer

Roy Bowden
Castine native Roy Bowden
  • USS Castine - Gunboat 1894-1921 - USS Castine, a 1177-ton Machias-class gunboat built at Bath, Maine, was commissioned in October 1894. Her initial service took her through the Mediterranean and around Africa to South America. She operated in the South Atlantic and the Caribbean areas through 1898, and then was transferred to the Far East until 1901. Thereafter, her duty stations were in the Atlantic, the Caribbean and off Central America, including several years service as a submarine tender
  • Tenders - USS Castine - Upon the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, Castine was called north to take her place on the blockade surrounding Cuba in March 1898. She served in the force which accompanied the Army's transports to Cuba, and remained in the Caribbean until the close of the war

Churches of Castine
  • Our Lady of Holy Hope Church - (207) 326-8228
  • Trinitarian Parish Church - (207) 326-9486
"Remember the Upshur"

Past Maine Maritime Training Ship
YouTube Videos
  • YouTube - Storming the Heights: The Siege of Fort George

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