In 1920, the Percy & Small shipyard did its last significant ship work. The steamer Winapie, built in New Hampshire during World War One, visited for conversion into a tank barge. The shipyard removed this three-compartment deckhouse, which held the wireless-operator's room or "radio shack," an infirmary, and a bunkroom for the wartime gun crew.
The deckhouse was used for decades on the grounds of a house in Bath. Its original flat roof was covered with this peaked roof, but it kept its name of the "wireless shack," and was eventually reunited with its history.
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The Ferris steamer Winapie during her 1920 conversion at Percy & Small.
Note the radio shack at right just forward of the mast.