August 8: Roland A. Falgout, a tugboat, arrived in Searsport from Fourchon, La., with a flat barge to be loaded with refinery modules built at Cianbro’s Eastern Manufacturing Facility in Brewer and bound for a refinery on the Ohio River in Pennsylvania. It spent the week in Belfast and departed with the loaded barge August 15 headed for the mouth of the Mississippi River.

August 9: Chemical Pioneer, a 662-foot chemical tanker, arrived in Searsport from Wilmington, N.C., and delivered caustic soda. It departed August 10 for points south, including New York, Philadelphia and Jacksonville, Fla.

The stern and bridge sections of Chemical Pioneer were originally part of Sea Witch, a container ship that was partially destroyed by fire in 1973 after it lost control of its steering near Staten Island, N.Y., and collided with the oil tanker Esso Brussels.

August 13: Palanca Rio, a 437-foot asphalt tanker, arrived in Searsport from Saint John, N.B., and delivered asphalt. It departed August 14, returning to Saint John, where Irving Oil has a major refinery.

August 14: New England, a 600-foot Irving Oil tanker, arrived in Searsport from Saint John, N.B., and delivered 60,000 barrels of gasoline, 25,000 barrels of diesel and 20,000 gallons of heating oil. It departed August 15 for Boston.

August 15: Marguerita, a 606-foot bulk carrier, arrived in Searsport from Vila do Conde, Brazil, and delivered clay slurry, a paper coating. It departed August 16 for Portland, then continued to Hawkesbury, Ontario.

August 20: Sarah Dann, a tugboat, arrived in Searsport from Fourchon, La., with a flat barge to be loaded with Cianbro refinery modules (see August 8).

August 21: Cape Lookout, a tugboat with tanker barge, arrived in Searsport from New York with 35,000 barrels of ethanol.