Captain Eber of Cranberry Isles Photograph, c. 1940s


Photograph of Captain Eber L. Spurling in a boat, with the tree line behind. He sits in profile and wears a hat. A note on the reverse side reads "Captain Eber of Cranberry Isles who could steer a boat through the thickest fog and always land you safely."


Great Cranberry Island Historical Society Archival Collection

Eber Leslie Spurling (February 24, 1872-October 9, 1952) was the husband of Lena E. Spurling. Eber Spurling had the U.S. Mail concession for a time, and brought the mail to the islands from Seal Harbor.

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Date Range
1940 - 1949

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