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Rockland, Maine
County of Knox.
North End Shipyard, Rockland Harbor
National Register Number: 97001263
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - water -related.
Congressional District: ME-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Windjammer cruises available: www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/nhl/victory.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - September 25, 1997):
The three-masted schooner VICTORY CHIMES was launched in 1900 in Bethel, Delaware, as the EDWIN AND MAUD, named for the two children of its captain. A well-preserved example of its type, VICTORY CHIMES is the only surviving example of a "Chesapeake Ram" - a flat-bottomed, shallow draft schooner designed to pass through narrow canal locks - and one of only three surviving three-masted schooners in the United States. With a length of 132 feet, VICTORY CHIMES is the largest member of Maine's windjammer fleet that carries passengers along the coast during the summer months.

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