Other Maritime Links

Alone at Sea – site for John Morris’ book on dory fishing out of Gloucester, MA http://www.aloneatsea.com/

The Cape Ann Museum – great collections of primary historical information on Gloucester, its fisheries and art. http://capeannhistoricalmuseum.org/

City of Gloucester – community information site http://www.gloucesterma.com/Index.cfm

Discover Gloucester – tourism info http://seaportgloucester.org/

The Essex Shipbuilding Museum – shipbuilding heritage of neighboring New England town. http://www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org/

Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine - information on the fishing banks in the Gulf of Maine and elsewhere. http://penbay.org/wrich/fgareas.html

Gloucester Fishermen Memorial – information on the famous memorial on Stacy Boulevard in Gloucester, MA  http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=36364

The Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Association – women’s association who support the current generation of Gloucester fishermen. http://www.gfwa.org/

Maritime Gloucester - maritime museum at one of Gloucester’s historic marine railways. http://www.gloucestermaritimecenter.org/

The Gloucester Schooner Festival – information on Gloucester’s annual Schooner Festival – Labor Day weekend festival celebrating schooners http://gloucesterschoonerfestival.net/

Gorton’s- Gloucester’s oldest fishing company. http://www.gortons.com/

Joseph Garland – Gloucester’s master historian http://www.joegarland.com/ 

Joseph Garland’s Gloucester Guide http://www.obs-us.com/gloucesterguide/ 

Lowell’s Boat Shop – where many of the dories were made that were used on Gloucester schooners. http://www.lowellsboatshop.com/

National Park Service’s Maritime Heritage – information on Maritime sites and National Historic Landmarks. http://www.nps.gov/history/maritime/

Out of Gloucester – site dedicated to the fishing vessels and fishermen from Gloucester, MA http://www.downtosea.com/

The Sawyer Free Library  - city library with  large collection of historical paintings and materials including a unique microfilm record of all Gloucester newspapers going back into the early 19th century. http://www.sawyerfreelibrary.org/

Schooner Man – a wealth of information on schooners. http://www.schoonerman.com/

Shute and Merchant – site of one of Gloucester’s former fishing companies with wonderful images of Gloucester’s earlier days. http://www.shuteandmerchant.com/

Stellwagen Bank – information on the fishing ground and national marine sanctuary that lies off the Massachusetts coast. http://stellwagen.noaa.gov/