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End of an era for Maine wooden-boat builder

A 36-year tradition came to an end Monday in Southwest Harbor, Maine - a few inches at a time. The last boat to be launched out of the Ralph W. Stanley Inc. shop on Clark Point Road moved down the old wooden ways, the way it's been done since Ralph Stanley opened the shop in 1973: with a good deal of elbow grease and some regular grease as well.

The 80-year-old icon to Maine boatbuilding is selling his waterfront boat shop.

Click here for a report and photos in the Bangor Daily News.

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