Minnie V (skipjack)

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Minnie V (skipjack) is located in Maryland
Minnie V (skipjack)
Location Gibsontown Rd., Tilghman, Maryland
Coordinates 38°42′46″N 76°19′53″W / 38.71278°N 76.33139°W / 38.71278; -76.33139Coordinates: 38°42′46″N 76°19′53″W / 38.71278°N 76.33139°W / 38.71278; -76.33139
Built 1906
Architectural style Skipjack
Governing body Local
MPS Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Fleet TR
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP May 16, 1985

The Minnie V is a Chesapeake Bay skipjack, built in 1906 at Wenona, Maryland. She is a 45.3' long two-sail bateau, or "V"-bottomed deadrise type of centerboard sloop. She has a beam of 15.7' and a depth of 3' with a net registered tonnage of 8 tons. She is one of the 35 surviving traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjacks and a member of the last commercial sailing fleet in the United States. She is located at Tilghman, Talbot County, Maryland.[2]

The Minnie V is featured as the working Skipjack in the Homicide: Life on the Street television series season 3 episode The Last of the Watermen.

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". MINNIE V (skipjack). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14. 

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