Noddy (log canoe)

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NODDY (log canoe)
Noddy (log canoe) is located in Maryland
Noddy (log canoe)
Noddy (log canoe) is located in the US
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
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 Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  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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