||Rice Brothers Corporation (East Boothbay, Maine) was founded by his grandfather Henry W. Rice and his brothers William and Frank in 1892. Henry bought out his brothers and ran the yard with his sons, Donald, Baxter (Roberts father) and Carl until 1956. The yard was sold several times afterward and was bought by
Washburn & Doughty in 1988. The picture shows the yard from the water front in 1942, the PC-504 (later SC-504) on the left is ready for launching, the PC-503 (later SC-503) is fitting out and the YMS-12 is dockside fitting out.