Maryland Workboats

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The Chesapeake Bay has been home to many unique craft designed to work the estuary. Beginning with the Native Americans and continuing to this day, these boats have been used for everything from fishing to transporting people and cargo.
ISBN: 9780738568225
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Maryland
Series: Then and Now
Images: 163
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Byshe Hicks spent nearly four years working one of Maryland's last boats to still dredge oysters under sail, the skipjack Martha Lewis. He now operates a harbor tug out of Fell's Point in Baltimore and takes a keen interest in preserving the Bay's maritime history.
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