Minnie V (skipjack)
|Location||Gibsontown Rd., Tilghman, Maryland|
|MPS||Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Fleet TR|
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|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.
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.
- MINNIE V (skipjack), Talbot County, including photo in 1983, at Maryland Historical Trust
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