Bancroft (motor vessel)

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Builder: City of Baltimore
Launched: 1925
General characteristics
Length: 28.7 ft (8.7 m)
Beam: 8.6 ft (2.6 m)
Draft: 2.6 ft (0.79 m)
Bancroft (motor vessel)
Bancroft (motor vessel) is located in Baltimore
Bancroft (motor vessel)
Location Fell's Point, Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°16′54″N 76°35′30″W / 39.28167°N 76.59167°W / 39.28167; -76.59167Coordinates: 39°16′54″N 76°35′30″W / 39.28167°N 76.59167°W / 39.28167; -76.59167
Built 1925
Architect Baltimore City Bureau of Harbors
Architectural style Glass-cabin launch
NRHP Reference # 80001780[1]
Added to NRHP 27 March 1980

Bancroft is a preserved glass-cabin launch, built in 1925 by the City of Baltimore, Maryland, United States. She is a documented work vessel of five net tons, licensed to carry six or less passengers for hire in the coasting trade. She has a registered length of 28.7 feet, her beam is 8.6 feet, and her draft is 2.6 feet. She was used continually for pier inspection by the City of Baltimore Harbor Engineer until 1966.[2]

Bancroft was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ H. Roland Reed (March 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Bancroft (motor vessel)" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-04-01. 

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