Jay Dee (log canoe)

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JAY DEE (log canoe)
Jay Dee (log canoe) is located in Maryland
Jay Dee (log canoe)
Nearest city St. Michaels, Maryland
Coordinates 38°48′0″N 76°13′10″W / 38.80000°N 76.21944°W / 38.80000; -76.21944Coordinates: 38°48′0″N 76°13′10″W / 38.80000°N 76.21944°W / 38.80000; -76.21944
Built 1931
Architect Harrison, John B.
Architectural style Tilghman
Governing body Private
MPS Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR
NRHP Reference # 85002256 [1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1985

The Jay Dee is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1931, by John B. Harrison in Tilghman, Maryland, She is 35 feet 6 inches (10.82 m) long with a beam of 8 feet 6 inches (2.59 m), and built of five logs. She is one of the last 22 surviving traditional Chesapeake Bay racing log canoes that carry on a tradition of racing on the Eastern Shore of Maryland which has existed since the 1840s. She is located at St. Michaels, Talbot County, Maryland.[2][3]

She was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". JAY DEE (log canoe). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Jay Dee #15 – CBLCSA". Jay Dee. Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 2010-07-24. 

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