Tag Archives: Bill Hubbard

USS Rockport – a Mystery From Bill Hubbard

Bill Hubbard writes- Joey, Did you now that the Town of Rockport had a ship named for it in 1917?  But, her name was changed to USS Nantucket only 115 days later.  She was first the USS Ranger, later USS … Continue reading

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Ten Pound Island From Bill Hubbard

Hi, Joey, Ever since I posted my rant about Google’s placing of the first Coast Guard Air Station at Harbor Look rather than on Ten Pound Island, I’ve heard from a number of your readers.  There seems to be a … Continue reading

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Bill Hubbard Has A Beef With Wikipedia Over The Location Of The First Coast Guard Air Station

First Coast Guard Air Station was established on Ten Pound Island – But Wikipedia has the wrong location Hey, Joey, Most of us know that the first US Coast Guard Air Station was built on Ten Pound Island in Gloucester … Continue reading

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Rough Rider Steam Gillnetter From Bill Hubbard

Here’s one from out of the past.  The "Rough Rider" was a steam gillnetter built in Manitowoc, Wisconsin in 1904.  My great, great grandfather Axel B. Dahlmer bought her in 1909 and fished her out of Dunkirk, New York.  She … Continue reading

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Bill Hubbard Shows His!

Bill Hubbard Shows His! 3rd Submission in the Series “Show Me Yours and I’ll Show You Mine” http://bill-hubbard.artistwebsites.com Paul, This was a great idea until I tried to take a picture of my “corner” and came to the reality that … Continue reading

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Old Rocky Neck School Class circa 1914 ??? From Bill Hubbard

Hi, Joey, Here’s another puzzle maybe some of your readers may have the answer to.  The attachment is a picture of the class from the old one room schoolhouse on Rocky Neck.  My uncle, Eber Dahlmer has been identified as … Continue reading

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Info on The Second USS Gloucester From Bill Hubbard

Bill forwards this info- USS Gloucester – PF-22 Following here shakedown cruise in June 1944 she was employed in training Frigate crews at Galveston, TX.  On June 16 she was attached to Escort Division 38 and later ordered to the … Continue reading

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Bill Hubbard Gloucester Paintings Now Online

Bill Hubbard has been chosen to have a showing of 14 of his paintings in the Main Gallery of Copperflame Galleries from December 1 through December 31st, 2011. Beginning on Dec. 1st. you may view his artwork at http://copperflame.com/maingallery-15.php. Six … Continue reading

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GMG Visits Northern California

Hi, Joey, Just back from a few days fishing tailwater Steelhead streams in Northern California. Here’s a  picture my wife took with my GMG bumper sticker at Lakes Berryessa Campground. It was great to be able to log in to … Continue reading

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Old Picture of Shores Wharf From Bill Hubbard

Joey, It’s great to see the old pictures of the waterfront you run occasionally.  Here’s one of my favorites.  It was taken from E. Main Street looking out over Shores’ Wharf to Smith Cove and Rocky Neck with the city … Continue reading

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Bill Hubbard Asks About His Grandfather’s Boat The Superior

Bill Hubbard Writes- Joey, I’m trying to track down an important bit of history about my Grandfather’s Boat.  Capt. John A. Dahlmer’s fishing boat Superior was taken by the US Navy early in WW-II.  We have heard that she was … Continue reading

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The Margaret D Painted By Bill Hubbard

Good Morning Joey, Joey, Attached is my recent painting of another Dahlmer boat.  The Margaret D. was launched in Dunkirk, NY and brought to Gloucester in 1910.  She was owned by my Grandfather, Capt. John A. Dahlmer and christened by … Continue reading

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Bill Hubbard Painting of the Alice S. Wentworth

Joe, Attachment is my painting of the Alice S. Wentworth for posting on GMG.  This is an Acrylic, Pen & Ink on 16X20 stretched canvas.  It is one of a series of paintings I am doing on historical coasting schooners.  … Continue reading

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