Eastport in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Three Great Boat Yards, One Location
Text with upper-left photo: The Annapolis Yacht Yard, Inc. (1937-1947), builder of fine wooden yachts, was the largest single private employer in Annapolis. During World War II, some 500 men and women worked here building boats for the U.S., British and Russian navies.
Text with middle-right photo: John Trumpy & Sons, Inc. (1947-1974) crafted yachts that are still prized for their quality and beauty. If you spy a grant motor yacht with the golden "T" on the bow, you'll know you're seeing a Trumpy.
Text with main photo: Chance Marine Construction Co. (1913-1937) traditionally built luxury motor yachts. During World War I, the yard built four of these 110-foot subchasers for the U.S. Navy.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, World I • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
Location. 38° 58.349′ N, 76° 28.864′ W. Marker is in Eastport, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Severn Avenue 0 miles east of Third Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is attached to building exterior on Severn Avenue, about 150 feet east of Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Glass Works (within shouting distance of this marker); Arnold C. Gay (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eastport's Old "Main Street" (about 600 feet away); A Tale of Three Bridges (about 600 feet away); Eastport's Oldest House (about 700 feet away); Murphy's Row (about 700 feet away); The Start of Something Big (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eastport's Soul (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eastport.
Also see . . . Website of the Trumpy Yacht Association. (Submitted on March 2, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,483 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on April 5, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.