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Mr. Paine is a maritime historian. His books include Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia (New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997) and Down East: A Maritime History of Maine (Gardiner, ME: Tilbury House Publishers, 2000).
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