Rover (log canoe)
ROVER (log canoe)
|Location||St. Michaels Marina, St. Michaels, Maryland|
|MPS||Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR|
|NRHP Reference #||85002262 |
|Added to NRHP||September 18, 1985|
The Rover is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built about 1886, probably in Chester, Maryland by the Thompson brothers. She measures 28'-1 3⁄4" with a 6'-4 1⁄4" beam. She has a longhead bow, braced back to the hull, and a sharp stern. She is privately owned and races under No. 11 in Eastern Shore competition. 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. She is located at St. Michaels, Talbot County, Maryland.
- National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Maryland Historical Trust". ROVER (log canoe). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14.
- "The Rover #11 | CBLCSA". The Rover. Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 2010-07-24.
- ROVER (log canoe), Talbot County, including photo in 1983, at Maryland Historical Trust
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