outh he loved ships, and it is said he used to draw and cut upon the panels of the rooms of his early home pictures of vessels in varied rig. Hayden & Cudworth built their first ship—the Horsburgh, 577 tons—in 1846; their largest and last—the Henry Hastings, 1,500 tons—in 1866; in all thirty-nine vessels.
Mr. Cudworth served the town of Medford as one of its selectmen several times; was a representative to the Legislature for three consecutive sessions.
He died at his home Feb. 2, 1877.
In Fleece, and she sailed for Winsor's regular line for San Francisco.
The ship Pilgrim,—long may she be remembered as the last of all the vessels built and launched on the shores of the Mystic!
She was constructed at J. T. Foster's yard for Henry Hastings & Co. Of nearly a thousand tons, launched on Dec. 3, 1873, she sailed to Hong Kong Feb. 14, 1874, with a cargo of ice, and was commanded by Capt. Frank Fowle, making the passage in one hundred and twenty-one days. Afterward, in December, 1