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travel42 Port Guide: Bath

Bath travel42 Port of Call Guide

An enormously tall construction crane dominates the horizon at the shipyard in Bath, the "City of Ships." It's your clue that this town 20 mi/32 km northeast of Portland has been building seagoing vessels for more than 300 years—since the settlers of the failed Popham colony needed to build their own transport home to England. Now the shipbuilding is mostly for the U.S. Navy, with nuclear vessels and other large ships on the ways at Bath Iron Works.

The town has a number of lovely Federal- a...

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