Weekly work updates from February 2004 through December 2004 detailing the restoration work done on the <i>C. A. Thayer</i>
Updates written by Stephen Canright, park Curator of History.
Did You Know?
Loading ports are small, watertight doors in a ship's hull that lead directly into the hold. Lumber could be more easily loaded into the hold through these ports rather than through the smaller hatches on the deck. These ports had to be caulked shut before the ship put to sea. More...