The Essex-built Schooner Isabella

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In the fall of 2005, the keel for another Essex-built schooner was laid, continuing the 350 year tradition ...
In the fall of 2005, the keel for another Essex-built schooner was laid, continuing the 350 year tradition of wooden boatbuilding in Essex, MA. The Isabella, a 38 foot long two-masted schooner would be built by Master shipbuilder Harold Burnham and a new generation of local seasoned shipwrights.  This time-lapse movie documents the building of this ship.  It was compiled from 15,000 still images that were taken from the East end of the Burnham shipyard during the 9 month period in which the schooner was built.
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