Jay Dee (log canoe)

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JAY DEE (log canoe)
Jay Dee (log canoe) is located in Maryland
Jay Dee (log canoe)
Jay Dee (log canoe) is located in the US
Jay Dee (log canoe)
Nearest city St. Michaels, Maryland
Coordinates 38°48′0″N 76°13′10″W / 38.80000°N 76.21944°W / 38.80000; -76.21944Coordinates: 38°48′0″N 76°13′10″W / 38.80000°N 76.21944°W / 38.80000; -76.21944
Built 1931
Architect Harrison, John B.
Architectural style Tilghman
MPS Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR
NRHP Reference # 85002256 [1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1985

The Jay Dee is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1931, by John B. Harrison in Tilghman, Maryland, She is 35 feet 6 inches (10.82 m) long with a beam of 8 feet 6 inches (2.59 m), and built of five logs. She is 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 which has existed since the 1840s. She is located at St. Michaels, Talbot County, Maryland.[2][3]

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


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". JAY DEE (log canoe). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Jay Dee #15 – CBLCSA". Jay Dee. Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 2010-07-24. Archived from the original on 2011-07-08. 

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