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    • C. D. Maffitt Building

    • ship industry, C. D. Maffit Ship Chandlery & Supply Co.
    • Exterior view of the C. D. Maffitt Ship Chandlery & Supply Company on the corner of Water and Princess Streets, in downtown Wilmington. The Maffitt Firm were licensed shipbrokers, U.S. Custom House brokers, and steamship and vessel agents.
    • USCGC Eagle

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Eagle, Coast Guard, Cutter, Three-masted Sailing Ship, Tall Ship
    • This color photograph captures a view of the Coast Guard Academy's training ship, the "Eagle," docked along Wilmington's waterfront during the 200th anniversary of the Coast Guard.
    • Theodosia Burr Aliston

    • Alston, Theodosia Burr, 1783-1813; Alston, Joseph, 1778-1816; Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
    • Portrait of Theodosia Burr Aliston. Theodosia Burr Aliston (1783-1812?) was the daughter of Aaron Burr and Theodosia Prevost. She married Joseph Alston of Charleston, SC, who would later become governor. Their only son, Aaron Burr Alston, died in...
    • John Newland Maffitt

    • Blockade; Soldiers--Confederate States of America; Farmer
    • Photograph of John Newland Maffitt. John Newland Maffitt (1819-1886) was born at sea when his parents were immigrating to the United States from Ireland. Maffitt was brought to North Carolina by an uncle who adopted him in the late 1820s. He held...
    • North Water Street - 0 block - early 1920s.

    • N. Water Street, Coast Guard, Cutters, Modoc, McAdoo, Custom House, Menantic
    • The Coast Guard Cutters, Modoc and McAdoo, arrive at the government dock in front of the U. S. Customs House on North Water Street. At left is the ferry boat, Menantic. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the...
    • State Port-3

    • Cape Fear River, Shipping, Cargo Ship, North Carolina State Port, Cranes
    • This b&w photograph captures workers unloading cargo from a ship docked at the North Carolina State Port in Wilmington.
    • Zebulon B. Vance

    • Cape Fear River, North Carolina Shipbuilding Company, Shipbuilding, Liberty Ship, Zebulon Vance, Ships
    • This b&w photograph of the Liberty Ship, USS Zebulon Vance, captures the christening ceremony for the first launching by the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in 1941.
    • Paddlewheel Ship H.G. Wright

    • Wilmington, New Hanover county, North Carolina, boats, steam-powered, Army Corps of Engineers, snag boat
    • Left to right, Leslie Bright, state underwater archaeologist, Jerry Dunn, volunteer, and Dave Carnell, chairman of the board of directors of the New Hanover Co. museum work to raise the workings of the paddlewheel ship the H.G. Wright from the edge...
    • Cape Fear River.

    • Cape Fear River, Eagles Island, Point Peter, Steamer
    • A steamer is in the river in front of Eagles Island. Point Peter is in the background. The Native Americans called the river, "Sapona," which is formed by the junction of the Haw and Deep Rivers in Chatham County, NC, and flows southeasterly...
    • English Steamer

    • commodities, crops, Cape Fear River, exports, steamers, businesses, warehouses
    • Bales of cotton being brought in and hoisted onto a ship at Alexander Sprunt and Son on Nutt St. Men can be seen on the wharf and on the ship. Sprunt was one of the largest cotton exporters in the South. The company also operated the Champion...


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