Noddy (log canoe)

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NODDY (log canoe)
Noddy (log canoe) is located in Maryland
Noddy (log canoe)
Nearest city St. Michaels, Maryland
Coordinates 38°48′5″N 76°13′17″W / 38.80139°N 76.22139°W / 38.80139; -76.22139Coordinates: 38°48′5″N 76°13′17″W / 38.80139°N 76.22139°W / 38.80139; -76.22139
Built 1930
Architect Duke, Oliver
Architectural style Tilghman
Governing body Private
MPS Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR
NRHP Reference # 85002257 [1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1985

The Noddy is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1930, by Oliver Duke in Royal Oak, Maryland, She measures 27'-6" long, with a beam of 6'-412". Her log hull remains unglassed, is painted white, and she races under No. 1. She 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 that has existed since the 1840s. In 1985 she was located at St. Michaels, Talbot County, Maryland.[2]

She was overhauled in 1999. She is located at Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland.[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". NODDY (log canoe). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Noddy #1 | CBLCSA". Noddy #1. Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 2010-07-28. 

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