1811A breakwater in Sandy Bay was built.Economy and Industry, Infrastructure, Maritime & Fishing Industry

The breakwater was built at the western point of Bearskin Neck. In 1819 a wharf was built opposite the breakwater, enhancing the protection of the port.

Hawes, Charles Boardman. Gloucester, by Land and Sea; the Story of a New England Seacoast Town. Little, Brown, and Company, 1923, https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/006086823
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