1843Lane’s Cove Pier Company, established in 1828, was incorporated and called their first meeting.Economy and Industry, Local Businesses, Maritime & Fishing Industry

Agreement to incorporate the Lane’s Cove Pier Company, 1843, The Lane’s Cove Pier Company, Gloucester, MA, Box 1, Folder 2, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Gloucester, MA.
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Michael Duley became the first president of the company. The first meeting of the Pier Company was called on December 1842 when there was pressure from owners of granite quarries to load the stone onto sloops and schooners to transport out of Lane’s Cove.

The Lanes Cove breakwater was built the same year.

Erkkila, Barbara H. Village at Lane’s Cove. Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1989.
D. G. Beers & Co., Lanesville, Bay View, Annisquam, 1872, map, Salem State University, https://digitalrepository.salemstate.edu/handle/20.500.13013/1117
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