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. Touch 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.