HOWARD (Skipjack)

Lower Thorofare, Wenona, Maryland. County/parish: Somerset.

NRIS 85001082

Added to the National Register of Historic Places May 16, 1985.

Part of Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Fleet TR (NRIS 64000307).

From Wikipedia:

Howard (skipjack)

The Howard is a Chesapeake Bay skipjack, built in 1909 at Deep Creek, Virginia. She is a 45-foot-long (14 m) two-sail bateau, or "V"-bottomed deadrise type of centerboard sloop. She has a beam of 15.3 feet (4.7 m), a depth of 3.1 feet (0.94 m), and a net registered tonnage of 8. She is one of the 35 surviving traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjacks and a member of the last commercial sailing fleet in the United States. She is located at Wenona, Somerset County, Maryland.

She was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

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