Harrie Slootbeek on local inventor Loammi Baldwin, Jr. (video)

On¬†Saturday, May 14, 2016, Harrie Slootbeek delivered a talk at the Boutwell House about local inventor Loammi Baldwin, Jr. who engineered¬†Groton’s first fire pump, The Torrent. Baldwin later designed the drydocks at the Charlestown Navy Yards.

Harrie is collections and exhibits manager at the USS Constitution Museum.