F. C. Lewis Jr. (skipjack)

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F. C. Lewis Jr.
F. C. Lewis Jr. (skipjack) is located in Maryland
F. C. Lewis Jr. (skipjack)
F. C. Lewis Jr. (skipjack) is located in the US
F. C. Lewis Jr. (skipjack)
Location Lower Thorofare, Wenona, Maryland
Coordinates 38°7′41″N 75°56′54″W / 38.12806°N 75.94833°W / 38.12806; -75.94833Coordinates: 38°7′41″N 75°56′54″W / 38.12806°N 75.94833°W / 38.12806; -75.94833
Area less than one acre
Built 1907 (1907)
Architectural style Skipjack
MPS Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Fleet TR
NRHP reference # 85001080[1]
Added to NRHP May 16, 1985

The F. C. Lewis Jr. is a Chesapeake Bay skipjack, built in 1907 at Hopkins, Virginia. She is a 39-foot-long (12 m) two-sail bateau, or "V"-bottomed deadrise type of centerboard sloop. She has a beam of 14.6 feet (4.5 m) and a register depth of 3 feet (0.91 m); her register tonnage is 6. 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 Wenona, Somerset County, Maryland.[2]

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

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ M.E. Hayward and Anne Witty (May 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: F. C. Lewis Jr. (skipjack)" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 

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