Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Joshua T. Foster” in chapter 1 of Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 22.:
...e last two, decades.
Thirty of these last were named in detail by Mr. Brooks.
All Mr. Usher said relative to the other is,
The last ship built in this town was launched from the ship yard of Mr. Joshua T. Foster in 1873.
He did not even give the name.
Thus it appears (except in the above) there were 54 ships built in Medford, of which there is no record of name, owner, builder, style or tonnage, and that...
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