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Maine Maritime Museum Features Lofting and Surfboard Exhibits Maine Maritime Museum Features Lofting and Surfboard Exhibits

The Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine, has announced 2 new exhibits of interest to boaters. Eye Sweet & Fair: Naval Architecture, Lofting and Modeling will be on view through November 2, 2014. This exhibit traces the evolution of...

» July 19th, 2014
Maine Native to Receive Mariners Award Maine Native to Receive Mariners Award

Bath, Maine native and West Bath resident William E. “Bill” Haggett has been selected by the Maine Maritime Museum to receive the 2014 Mariners Award, presented annually to an individual or organization that has made extraordinary contributions to Maine’s...

» July 16th, 2014
Navy Contracts Spur Hiring Boom at Bath Iron Works Navy Contracts Spur Hiring Boom at Bath Iron Works

Portland Press Herald: Bath Iron Works is hiring hundreds of new workers this year and launching an on-site training facility as the shipyard enters a phase when crews will be working on 6 Navy destroyers simultaneously. BIW officials said...

» May 7th, 2014
Bath Iron Works Wins $57 Million in Contracts Bath Iron Works Wins $57 Million in Contracts

Portland Press Herald: Bath Iron Works has won 2 Navy contracts totaling more than $57 million for fleet maintenance and engineering projects. Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said Tuesday that half the money is for design and engineering...

» April 28th, 2014
New Zumwalt Destroyer to be Christened April 12 New Zumwalt Destroyer to be Christened April 12

The high-tech missile destroyer Zumwalt DDG 1000 will be christened Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, where she was built. The day after the christening (April 13), Larry Berman, author of the official biography of the...

» April 5th, 2014
Bath Iron Works Receives $643 Million Navy Contract Bath Iron Works Receives $643 Million Navy Contract

Seacoast Online: Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree says Bath Iron Works has won a $643 million Navy contract to build another destroyer. BIW had been awarded a contract to build four Arleigh Burke class destroyers, with an option for a...

» March 19th, 2014
Boating Safety Course in Bath, Maine Boating Safety Course in Bath, Maine

The Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine, will hold a beginner boating class to help participants gain the basic knowledge needed to safely trailer, navigate and operate a small vessel—all the information needed to obtain a boat license or...

» March 17th, 2014
Maine Museum Exhibit Examines Weather in Maritime Art Maine Museum Exhibit Examines Weather in Maritime Art

The Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine, is presenting a new exhibit called Those Contrary Winds: Weather and its Effects on Ships, Mariners and Maritime History. The exhibit comprises a selection of paintings, photography and artifacts from MMM and...

» March 7th, 2014
Waypoint: Schooner Sherman Zwicker Waypoint: Schooner Sherman Zwicker

If you find yourself boating on the lower Kennebec River, or driving along Maine’s coastal route 1A in Bath, you might fancy a stop at the Maine Maritime Museum, just a couple miles south of the highway and 12...

» February 4th, 2014
TV Preview: Bath, Maine; Monday, December 9 TV Preview: Bath, Maine; Monday, December 9

Don’t miss the next episode of New England Boating TV, tonight (December 9) at 7:00 p.m., when Parker, Tom and the rest of the crew trailer their Boston Whaler 250 Outrage north to Bath, Maine. Known as the “City...

» December 9th, 2013
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