Andre the Seal

Children look into Andre the Seal's pen in Rockport Harbor. Andre was found by Rockport harbormaster Harry Goodridge in 1961, when Andre was a pup without a mother. Goodridge kept Andre in this floating pen during the summers and entertained visitors with Andre's tricks and antics. In the winter, Andre was let free, and later, sent to an aquarium. Andre died in 1986 after 25 years of pleasing the public. In 1965, when this photograph was taken, the moorings in Rockport Harbor had wooden runabouts and sailboats, and was relatively empty compared to today's dense field of summer yacht moorings.
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Rockport, Maine
Berry, Carroll Thayer