ames of those four, and who the owners?
From the names given we might infer that some were built for the East India trade.
The half models of six are preserved in the Historical building. One of these is that of the Avon, built in the short time of twenty-six days—a privateer in 1815.
Another reminder of the vanished industry is the rigged model of the Syren (see Register, Vol.
XXII, p. 76) and a photograph of the same lying at wharf.
Besides these we have the framed photo of the Ellen Brooks, and a faded photo of the steamship Cambridge, of the above list.
The last ship built in Medford was by Captain Foster in 1873, and Mr. Woolley's excellent water-color is also framed and hangs in the society's assembly hall, and the artist's story of the launching and brief history of the Pilgrim in Vol.
XVI, p. 71, of the Register.
Also in Vol.
XXI, No. 1, may be found the view of the wreck, and story of the Living Age.
Further than these there is little to tell us of Medford's once