Sargent Claude Johnson: Created artwork for the Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building (Maritime Museum)
Black Newsman Went to Sea on the Admiral Line
NPS SAFR 22386
George S. Payne: Sailor, Solider, Journalist: He sailed on the first four voyages of the Niantic.
"Whitehead Pete" and Hilda Nelson: Nelson owned the C.A.Thayer 1912-1925
James Lee Hicks: Modified and refined the single cylinder, four-stroke gasoline engine
Did You Know?
Animals once served as important members of a ship's crew. Even though many of them worked to control pests or provide food, their main function was to serve as ship's mascot. The dogs, cats, birds, monkeys, and even bear cubs that went to sea as mascots, can often be seen in formal crew portraits. More...