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ADVENTURE (Schooner)

Gloucester, Massachusetts
County of Essex.
National Register Number: 89002054
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - water -related.
Certified Local Government: YES
Web Site: www.cr.nps.gov/history/maritime/nhl/advennhl.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - April 19, 1994):
Adventure is one of only two surviving knockabout fishing schooners, and represents the last group of vessels built in America for deep water sailing. Built in Essex in 1926 by the John F. James & Sons Shipyard, Adventure worked the North Atlantic banks until 1954. She now regularly sails the Massachusetts coast, keeping her name and tradition alive.

Condition:
ADVENTURE is being restored by a non-profit group. To learn more, visit: http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/nhl/advennhl.htm.


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