Miniature Skipjack, Spat
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Length: 23’3”, Width: 6’8”, Draft: 1’6”
The Formula for a Skipjack—
Find the length on deck; Greatest Beam=1/3 length of deck; Length of Boom=Length of Deck; Length of Centerboard=1/5 length on deck; Mast rakes about 75 degrees to the load waterline; Masthead comes directly over point of greatest beam
Location. 38° 47.238′ N, 76° 13.17′ W. Marker is in St. Michaels, Maryland, in Talbot County. Click for map. This marker is on the grounds of the Chesapeake Maritime Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Michaels MD 21663, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Too Much of a Good Thing (a few steps from this marker); Rebuilding Rosie Parks (a few steps from this marker); The Miles River (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooper Strait Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); How the Screwpile Lighthouse Got Its Name
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.