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Capt. Michael Caldwell and Priscilla, the oldest survivor
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Capt. Michael Caldwell and Priscilla, the oldest survivor of a fleet of South Shore oyster dredging sloops. The Priscilla is 60 feet long with a 14-foot beam and was built in 1888. (Aug. 3, 2011)(Credit: Carl Corry)

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Long Island Maritime Museum

The Long Island Maritime Museum, founded in 1966, is home to three landmarks on the National Register of Historic Places: The Priscilla Modesty oyster sloops and the Rudolph Oyster House. The Priscilla is available for public sails. For more information, call 631-494-9888, or visit limaritime.org.

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