Several people gathered at the Wiscasset waterfront on June 19 to bid farewell to the Providence and its crew. The Providence, built in 1976, is a replica of a Continental Navy sloop once commanded by John Paul Jones. The vessel has been docked at Wiscasset Harbor for repairs since September 2018. The reproduction of the Providence was built during America’s bicentennial celebration in 1976.

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