1928The first diesel engines were installed in the dorys Edith C Rose and Herbert Parker.Economy and Industry, Maritime & Fishing Industry

Herbert Parker at Pew’s Wharf, 1919. Gordon Thomas, Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 18152
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Initially used to maneuver vessels in and out of port, eventually, engines took over sail altogether, altering ship design

Oaks, Martha. The Gloucester Fishermen’s Institute, 1891-1991 : “A Social Center for Men of the Sea.” Gloucester Fishermen’s Institute, 1991.
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