Ida May (skipjack)
The Ida May in 2013
|Location||Upper thorofare, Chance, Maryland|
|MPS||Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Fleet TR|
|NRHP reference #||85001077 |
|Added to NRHP||May 16, 1985|
The Ida May is a Chesapeake Bay skipjack, built in 1906 at Urbanna or Deep Creek, Virginia. She is a 42.2-foot-long (12.9 m) two-sail bateau, or "V"-bottomed deadrise type of centerboard sloop. She has a beam of 14.4 feet (4.4 m), a depth of 3.3 feet (1.0 m), and a net register tonnage of 7. 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 Chance, Somerset County, Maryland.
- National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- M.E. Hayward and Anne Witty (May 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Ida May (skipjack)" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01.
- Blog of Gladden Family's Reconstruction of Historic Skipjack Ida May
- IDA MAY (skipjack), Somerset County, including photo in 1983, at Maryland Historical Trust
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