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MacMillan

Overview

Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan, Provincetown's most famous son, was born on November 10, 1874 at 574 Commercial Street. From the beginning, an adventurous spirit, an indomitable will and a mind given to extraordinary inquiry were marks of his character. Throughout his very long life, Donald B. MacMillan was a man capable of great feats of physical strength and endurance, which were always accompanied by a patient good nature, steady judgment and genuine caring for his fellow man. [More...]

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  • Derelict Steamer Approaching
    Slide #49 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Cape Cod (Mass.) History, Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Truro, Sailing ships, Shipwrecks, MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Bark in Town
    Slide #64 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Cape Cod (Mass.) History, Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Truro, MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Breeches Buoy Apparatus Set-up
    Slide #56 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Cape Cod (Mass.) History, Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Truro, Shipwrecks, MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Rowing Away
    Slide #54 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Cape Cod (Mass.) History, Lifesaving, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Provincetown, Lifesaving stations--Massachusetts--Truro, Sailing ships, Shipwrecks, MacMillan, Donald B.
  • Shipwreck in Surf
    Slide #29 of Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan's lecture: The Life-Saving Service of Cape Cod.
    Collection: MacMillan
    Format: Negative
    Subjects: Boats and boating, Lifesaving, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Sailing ships, Shipwrecks, MacMillan, Donald B.
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