BERNICE J. (skipjack)

Address: Town Dock, Chestertown, Maryland. County/parish: Kent.

NRIS 85001946

Added to the National Register of Historic Places September 05, 1985.

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

From Wikipedia:

Bernice J.

Bernice J. is a Chesapeake Bay skipjack, built in 1904 in Young's Creek, Virginia, by W. Thomas Young of Parksley, who also built Claude W. Somers. She is a 42-foot-long (13 m) two-sail bateau, or "V"-bottomed deadrise type of centerboard sloop, commonly referred to as a skipjack. She worked dredging oysters through the 1970s. She is located at Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland.

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

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Architects:

  • Young, W. Thomas

Architectural styles:

  • Other

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/85001946

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