S. C. Dobson (log canoe)

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S. C. DOBSON (log canoe)
S. C. Dobson (log canoe) is located in Maryland
S. C. Dobson (log canoe)
S. C. Dobson (log canoe) is located in the US
S. C. Dobson (log canoe)
Nearest city Oxford, Maryland
Coordinates 38°41′34″N 76°9′33″W / 38.69278°N 76.15917°W / 38.69278; -76.15917Coordinates: 38°41′34″N 76°9′33″W / 38.69278°N 76.15917°W / 38.69278; -76.15917
Built 1895
Architect Lowery,James
Architectural style Tilghman
MPS Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR
NRHP Reference # 85002252 [1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1985

The S. C. Dobson is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built about 1895, by James Lowery at Tilghman, Maryland. She measures 33'-134" (10.1 meters) and has a beam of 6'-612" (2 meters). She has a longhead bow, a sharp stern, and a narrow, straight-sided hull. With a Tilghman racing rig she races under No. 6. 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.[2]

Since the 1990s, she has been named the Mary Julia Hall. 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". S.C. DOBSON (log canoe). Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14. 
  3. ^ "Mary Julia Hall # 6 | CBLCSA". Mary Julia Hall. Chesapeake Bay Log Sailing Canoe Association. 2008-06-14. 

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