Title

Profile of Cy Hamlin, the seventy-seven-year-old dean of naval architects in Mai

Authors

James P. Brown

Source

Down East

Date

9-1-1995

Pages

38-41, 71-72

Abstract

Profile of Cy Hamlin, the seventy-seven-year-old dean of naval architects in Maine, who has designed more than fifty boats, and still teaches and practices at the Landing School of boatbuilding in Kennebunk. A native of New Jersey, Hamlin credits his early years summering at Cape Porpoise with spawning his interest in boats. In 1939, Hamlin went to work for Henry Hinckley in Southwest Harbor at the Southwest Boat Corporation. After a stint in the army, Hamlin attended the Stevens Institute where hull models were tested. Hamlin returned to Southwest Harbor in 1947 and went into business on his own. He later co-founded the Ocean Research Corporation in 1964, specializing in naval architecture, fisheries development, and fishing port planning. Details.

Subjects

Boatbuilding, Landing School of Boatbuilding and Design, Hamlin, Cyrus

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