Tag: The Working Waterfront

The Working Waterfront – The Sunbeam Holds Its Course

www.islandinstitute.org July 22, 2020 The Sunbeam holds its course OUT OF THE WATER AND ONLINE, MAINE SEACOAST MISSION’S CONTINUES By Frances Mize Built in 1995 and operated now by the Bar Harbor-based Maine Seacoast Mission, the 75-foot long, steel-hulled Sunbeam V clears harbors of ice in the winter months, and in all seasons serves as…

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Lighthouse ‘Friends’ from Isle au Haut, Swan’s Island Become Friends

islandinstitute.org Lighthouse ‘Friends’ from Isle au Haut, Swan’s Island become friends RESTORATION CHALLENGES BUOYED BY SHARED INFORMATION ON VISITS BY TOM GROENING POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 The friendships were fostered by the outreach work of the Sunbeam, the Maine Seacoast Mission boat that provides services to remote islands. Last summer, members of the Friends of…

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