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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.
    • Steamer Wilmington

    • Steamer Wilmington, steamer, riverboat, Cape Fear River, Capt. John Harper
    • This image, most likely taken from a postcard, captures the Steamer Wilmington built 1881. Capt. John Harper, Pride of Wilmington Excursions Sunday School, every summer.
    • 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....
    • Cameron-Hollman House

    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Richard Langdon House

    • 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...
    • Harper-Hundley House

    • Queen Anne style house built as investment property for John Allan Taylor (1862-1957), wholesale grocer. Purchased in 1905 by Capt. James Thomas Harper (1843-1915), operator of a tow boat business between Wilmington and Southport and part-owner of...
    • Wooster House

    • 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 (1821-1885), attorney,...
    • Wigwam

    • Summer cottage built for Jane Parsley (1838-1916); and husband, Capt. Henry Russell Savage (1834-1904), Confederate veteran and partner in the firm of O.G. Parsley & Company, commission merchants. Remained in family until 1941. Purchased in 1957 by...
    • 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.


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