1904Montgomery Boat Yard was established.Economy and Industry, Local Businesses, Maritime & Fishing Industry

Nick Montgomery of Montgomery Boat Yard, c. 1970s. Gloucester Daily Times, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 12349
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In 1916, Mr. Montgomery began building sailboats specifically designed for racing. In 1921, he and Harry Friend designed the “Fish” boat, which immediately became the most popular class of small racing craft at Annisquam.

Copeland, Melvin T., and Elliott C. Rogers. The Saga of Cape Ann. Bond Wheelwright Co., 1960.
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