Rockport’s Harbor of Refuge from Fred Bodin
Proposed “Submerged Enrockment” of the proposed breakwater, 1888. Enrockment is the granite rubble dumped into the ocean for breakwater’s foundation. It was conveniently supplied by nearby the Rockport Granite Company and Pigeon Hill Granite Company.
Great White Fleet, Sandy Bay, Rockport, circa 1900. The three coal powered battleships are the (L-R) USS Alabama, USS Indiana, and an unidentified battleship. Beginnings of the breakwater appear in the background. Photo by Charles H. Cleaves.
Fredrik D. Bodin
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