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    • Capt. Tuck

    • Cape Fear River, Eagles Island, Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, Capt. Tuck, Boats
    • This color photograph shows what remains of the tugboat, Capt. Tuck, settled along the Brunswick side of the Cape Fear River.
    • NCRPC0823

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Pictured left to right are Capt. Derek R. Scorer, RA; Mrs. Milburn; Mr. Roger Williams, president of NC Shipbuilding Co.; Miss Rachel Cameron; Brig. General B.L. Milburn; Miss Mary Ann Milburn, sponsor; Miss Barbara Martin, attendant and Capt. E....
    • Restoring the Capt. J. N. Maffitt

    • Ferries, Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
    • Robert Parker does some puttying aboard the Capt. J.N. Maffitt. He says they are doing a complete reconditioning job on her before she begins her season by bringing the Azalea Queen up river for her official arrival for the Azalea Festival.
    • Cameron-Hollman House

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    • Built by Capt. George Cameron (c. 1750-1823) as his family residence. Purchased by Capt. Peter A. Hollman in 1814. Sold to H.F. Newkirk in 1910 and remained in family until 1969. The two wings were built earlier than the main part of the house. The...
    • Beaufort, NC.

    • Beaufort, Otway Burns, Canon
    • Tomb of Capt. Otway Burns (1775-1850), War of 1812 hero and shipbuilder. Burns’ ship, the Prometheus, visited Wilmington in 1817.
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    • Fishing
    • This divided back postcard features a photograph by W. Kendall Dorsey which captures Capt. Eddy Haneman deep sea fishing in the boat ""Martha Ellen,"" off Wrightsville Beach.
    • Fireboat Docks

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Fireboats, Riverwalk, Conlon Wharf, Boats
    • This photograph captures a sailboat cruising on the Cape Fear River, past the fireboats Atlantic IV and Atlantic V at the Capt. Conlon wharf.
    • Capt. Edgar D. Williams

    • Williams, Captain Edgar D. Williams, Diamond Steamboat & Wrecking Co., Fort Fisher
    • Edgar Dickison Williams (1849-1928). He was a steamboat captain, owner of Diamond Steamboat & Wrecking Co., Harbor Master for the port of Wilmington, Commissioner of Wrecks, preservationist of Fort Fisher and honorary Confederate Veteran.
    • Wooster House

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    • Greek Revival style house built by John Wooster (1791-1869), native of Connecticut, dry goods merchant with Wooster, Anderson and Company; and wife, Lucy A. Wright (1801-1864). Inherited by son, Capt. John L. Wooster (1831-1885), attorney,...
    • Bowden-Foard House

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    • Italianate style house built for Italianate style house built for Mary Strauss Bowden (1859-1919); and husband, Capt. Joseph J. Bowden (1847-1916), Confederate veteran and conductor with the Seaboard Air Line Railway. Purchased in 1924 by Osborn G....
    • Russelborough Monument - Brunswick County, NC.

    • Russelborough Monument, Monument, Stamp Act, Brunswick County
    • Russelborough was a residence on about five acres immediately north of the colonial Town of Brunswick. Captain John Russell of the British Navy bought the property from the Roger Moore estate. Royal Governor Arthur Dobbs purchased the property and...
    • Capt. Joseph Price House

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    • Late Greek Revival style house built for Joseph W. Price (1835-1895), native of Duplin County; and wife, Lassie Jones (1846-1934). He served in the Pacific as a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service. During the Civil War he commanded the...
    • Richard Langdon House

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    • Federal style house built for Richard Langdon (1753-1810), native of New Hampshire, merchant; and wife, Jane Dunbibin Ward. In 1812, the widow Jane married Samuel Russell Jocelyn (1764-1816), native of Connecticut, attorney. Purchased in 1829, by...

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