Paine, Lincoln ( - )

Genre: Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Before moving to Portland in the mid 1990s, maritime historian Lincoln Paine was employed in the publishing industry in New York. He was a senior editor at Facts on File and was editor of Sea History magazine.

A graduate of Philips Exeter Academy and Columbia University, in 2000 he was Portland's OpSail education committee co-chairman and wrote the sailing celebration's book, Down East: A Maritime History of Maine.

Paine's research and writing are widely recognized and he has presented papers as far away as Australia.

Selected Bibliography

  • Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia (1997)
  • Ships of Discovery and Exploration (2000)
  • Warships of the World to 1900 (2000)