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)
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
Governing body Private
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" and has a beam of 6'-612". 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 Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  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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