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M.V. PLOVER FERRY
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Photo Not AvailableBLAINE, WA
FERRY
FERRY
WHATCOM COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
1218 FOURTH STREET
BLAINE, WA 98230
360-332-5742

Built: 1944, BRYANTS MARINA, INC., SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, Length: 32, Beam: 9.7, Draft: 5, Gross/Net Tons: 12/11. Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: EXCELLENT CONDITION, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 97000551.

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MADAKET LAUNCH
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Photo Not AvailableEUREKA, CA
MUSEUM VESSEL (OPERATIONAL)
FERRY
HUMBOLDT BAY MARITIME MUSEUM
1410 SECOND STREET
EUREKA, CA 95501
707-444-9440

Built: 1910, W. F. MCDONALD, FAIRHAVEN, CALIFORNIA. Length: 47.6, Beam: 12, Draft/Depth of Hold: 3.5/3.8, Gross/Net Tons: 14/10. Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 90% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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MAJESTIC SHOWBOAT
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MajesticCINCINNATI, OH
SHOWBOAT
SHOWBOAT
CITY OF CINCINNATI RECREATION DEPARTMENT
C/O 805 CENTRAL AVENUE
CINCINNATI, OH 45202
513-241-6550

Built: 1923, THOMAS J. REYNOLDS, SR., PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA. Length: 135, Beam: 40, Depth of Hold: 5.9, Gross Tons: 168. Hull: STEEL/WOOD. Preservation Status: FAIR CONDITION, 90% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 80003085, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 12/20/89.

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MARLIN SUBMARINE, MACKEREL CLASS, SST-2
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Photo Not AvailableOMAHA, NE
MUSEUM VESSEL (DRY BERTH EXHIBIT)
COMBATANT
FREEDOM PARK
2497 FREEDOM PARK ROAD
OMAHA, NE 68110
402-345-1959

Built: 1953, ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY, GROTON, CONNECTICUT. Length: 131, Beam: 13.5, Draft: 17,Displacement: 300. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 100% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 79001444.

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MARTHA SCHOONER YACHT
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Photo Not AvailableSEATTLE, WA
TRAINING/EDUCATION
PLEASURE/RECREATIONAL
THE SCHOONER MARTHA FOUNDATION
1010 VALLEY STREET
SUITE 100
SEATTLE, WA 98109
206-310-8573

Built: 1907, B.B. CROWNINSHIELD (DESIGNER) W.F. STONE YARD(BUILDER), SAN FRANSISCO, CA. Length: 84, Beam: 16, Draft: 16, Gross Tons: 30. Hull: WOOD.

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MARTHA LEWIS SKIPJACK
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Photo Not AvailableHAVRE DE GRACE, MD
FISHING TRADES (FISHING, OYSTERING, ETC.)
FISHING TRADES (FISHING, OYSTERING, ETC.)
CHESAPEAKE HERITAGE CONSERVANCY
P.O. BOX 8
BRADSHAW, MD 21021
10-592-2170

Built: 1955, BRONZA PARKS, WINGATE, MARYLAND. Length: 49.5, Beam: 3.4, Depth of Hold: 16.8, Gross/Net Tons: 12/8. Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 65% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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MASSACHUSETTS BATTLESHIP, SOUTH DAKOTA CLASS, BB-59
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MassachusettsFALL RIVER, MA
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
COMBATANT
USS MASSACHUSETTS MEMORIAL
BATTLESHIP COVE
FALL RIVER, MA 02721
508-678-1100

Built: 1942, BETHLEHEM STEEL COMPANY, QUINCY, MASSACHUSETTS. Length: 680, Beam: 108.2, Draft: 36, Displacement: 35000. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: FAIR CONDITION, 90% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 76000233, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 1/14/86.

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MATHILDA TUG
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Photo Not AvailableKINGSTON, NY
MUSEUM VESSEL (DRY BERTH EXHIBIT)
TUG/TOWING
HUDSON RIVER MARITIME MUSEUM
ONE ROUNDOUT LANDING
KINGSTON, NY 12401
914-338-0071

Built: 1899, SOREL, QUEBEC. Length: 72, Beam: 20.1 Depth of Hold: 10.4, Gross/Net Tons: 114/69. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 85% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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MAYOR ANDREW BROADDUS FLOATING LIFESAVING STATION
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Photo Not AvailableLOUISVILLE, KY
ADAPTIVE USE (OFFICES & WHARF BOAT FOR BELLE OF LOUISVILLE.)
AID TO NAVIGATION
BELLE OF LOUISVILLE OPERATING BOARD
401 WEST RIVER ROAD
LOUISVILLE, KY 40202
502-625-2992

Built: 1929, DUBUQUE, IOWA. Length: 98, Beam: 38, Depth of Hold: 5, Net Tons: 623. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 95% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 89001446, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 6/30/89.

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MCLANE COAST GUARD CUTTER, 125-FOOT CUTTER CLASS, WMEC 146
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Photo Not AvailableMUSKEGON, MI
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
PATROL
U.S.S. SILVERSIDES & MARITIME MUSEUM
P.O. BOX 1692
MUSKEGON, MI 49443
616-755-1230

Built: 1927, AMERICAN BROWN BOVERI ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY. Length: 125, Beam: 24, Draft/Depth of Hold: 6.7/12, Displacement: 281.8. Hull: STEEL.

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MEDEA STEAM YACHT
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MedeaSAN DIEGO, CA
MUSEUM VESSEL (OPERATIONAL)
PLEASURE/RECREATIONAL
MARITIME MUSEUM ASSOCIATION OF SAN DIEGO
1306 NORTH HARBOR DRIVE
SAN DIEGO, CA 92101
619-234-9153

Built: 1904, ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS, GLASGOW, SCOTLAND. Length: 109.7, Beam: 16.7, Gross/Net Tons: 112/57. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: FAIR CONDITION, 95% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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MERCANTILE SCHOONER
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MercantileCAMDEN, ME
EXCURSION/CRUISE
CARGO/FREIGHT
MAINE WINDJAMMER CRUISES - SCHOONER MERCANTILE
P.O. BOX 617
CAMDEN, ME 04843
888-692-7245

Built: 1916, BILLINGS FAMILY, LITTLE DEER ISLE, MAINE. Length: 71.1, Beam: 21.4, Depth of Hold: 5.3, Gross/Net Tons: 41/38. Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 80% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 90001470, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 12/4/91.

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METEOR WHALEBACK
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MeteorSUPERIOR, WI
MUSEUM VESSEL (DRY BERTH EXHIBIT)
CARGO/FREIGHT
HEAD OF THE LAKES MARITIME SOCIETY
305 HARBOR VIEW PARKWAY
SUPERIOR, WI 54880-6845
715-392-5742

Built: 1896, AMERICAN STEEL BARGE COMPANY, SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN. Length: 366.5, Beam: 45.4, Depth of Hold: 21.8, Gross/Net Tons: 2758/2013, Displacement: 5200. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 85% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 74000081.

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MIKE FINK TOWBOAT
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Photo Not AvailableCOVINGTON, KY
ADAPTIVE USE (RESTAURANT)
TUG/TOWING
BENSONS, INC.
212 GREENUP STREET
COVINGTON, KY 41011
606-261-4212

Built: 1936, DRAVO CORPORATION, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA. Length: 171.5, Beam: 34.6, Depth of Hold: 7.3, Gross/Net Tons: 568/468. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 90% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 82002729.

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MINNEHAHA STEAMBOAT
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MinnehahaEXCELSIOR, MN
MUSEUM VESSEL (OPERATIONAL)
PASSENGER
MINNESOTA TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM, INC.
328 LAKE STREET
EXCELSIOR, MN 55331
651-228-0263

Built: 1905, TWIN CITY RAPID TRANSIT COMPANY, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA. Length: 70, Beam: 14.9, Draft: 5. Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 50% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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MINNIE V. SKIPJACK
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Minnie VBALTIMORE, MD
MUSEUM VESSEL (OPERATIONAL)
FISHING TRADES (FISHING, OYSTERING, ETC.)
LIVING CLASSROOMS FOUNDATION
802 SOUTH CAROLINE STREET
BALTIMORE, MD 21231
410-685-0295

Built: 1906, WENONA, MARYLAND. Length: 45.3, Beam: 15.7, Depth of Hold: 3, Gross/Net Tons: 10/8. Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 75% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 85001092.

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MISS ANN MOTOR YACHT
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Photo Not AvailableIRVINGTON, VA
EXCURSION/CRUISE
PLEASURE/RECREATIONAL
THE TIDES INN
480 KING CARTER DRIVE
IRVINGTON, VA 22480
804-438-5000

Built: 1926, PUSSEY & JONES, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE. Length: 127, Beam: 2, Draft: 8, Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 20% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 98001310.

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MISSOURI BATTLESHIP, IOWA CLASS, BB-63
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Photo Not AvailableHONOLULU, HI
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
COMBATANT
US MISSOURI MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION, INC.
P.O. BOX 6339
HONOLULU, HI 96818
808-423-2263

Built: 1944, NEW YORK NAVAL SHIPYARD, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. Length: 887.3, Beam: 108.3, Draft: 34.9, Displacement: 57271. Hull: STEEL.

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MODESTY SLOOP
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Photo Not AvailableWEST SAYVILLE, NY
MUSEUM VESSEL (OPERATIONAL)
FISHING TRADES (FISHING, OYSTERING, ETC.)
LONG ISLAND MARITIME MUSEUM
86 WEST AVENUE
P.O. BOX 184
WEST SAYVILLE, NY 11796
516-854-4974

Built: 1923, WOOD AND CHUTE, GREENPORT, NEW YORK. Length: 35.8, Beam: 12, Draft/Depth of Hold: 3/2.7, Gross/Net Tons: 5/2.5, Displacement: 7. Hull: WOOD, Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 30% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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MONTGOMERY SNAGBOAT
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MontgomeryPICKENSVILLE, AL
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
RIVER/HARBOR IMPROVEMENT
U.S. ACOE, TOM BEVILL VISITOR CENTER
ROUTE 2, BOX 352-X
CARROLLTON, AL 35447
205-373-8705

Built: 1926, CHARLESTON DRYDOCK AND MACHINE COMPANY, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. Length: 178, Beam: 34.2, Depth of Hold: 4, Displacement: 471. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 90% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 83003521, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 6/30/89.

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MOSHULU BARK
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MoshuluPHILADELPHIA, PA
ADAPTIVE USE (DINING, ENTERTAINMENT CENTER)
CARGO/FREIGHT
MOSHULU / HMS VENTURES
735 SOUTH COLUMBUS BLVD.
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147

Built: 1904, WILLIAM HAMILTON AND COMPANY, PORT GLASCOW, SCOTLAND. Length: 335.3, Beam: 46.9, Depth of Hold: 26.6, Gross/Net Tons: 3109/2875. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: FAIR CONDITION, 90% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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MSB-5 MINESWEEPER
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Photo Not AvailableFORT WORTH, TX
MUSEUM VESSEL (DRY BERTH EXHIBIT)
MINE LAYING/SWEEPING
PATE MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION
1227 W. MAGNOLIA, SUITE 420
FORT WORTH, TX 76104
817-922-9566

Built: 1952, JOHN TRUMPY & SONS, ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND. Length: 57, Beam: 15.1, Displacement: 44. Hull: WOOD Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 100% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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NASH LARGE HARBOR TUG, LT-5
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NashOSWEGO, NY
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
TUG/TOWING
H. LEE WHITE MARINE MUSEUM
P.O. BOX 101
OSWEGO, NY 13126
315-342-0480

Built: 1943, JAKOBSON SHIPYARD, OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK. Length: 114.1. Beam: 25, Gross/Net Tons: 249/105, Displacement: 306. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 90% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 91002059, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 12/4/91.

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NATHANIEL BOWDITCH GAFF-RIGGED SCHOONER YACHT
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Photo Not AvailableROCKLAND, ME
EXCURSION/CRUISE
PLEASURE/RECREATIONAL
CAPT. GILBERT E. PHILBRICK
P.O. BOX 459
WARREN, ME 04864
207-273-4062

Built: 1922, HODGDON BROTHERS, EAST BOOTHBAY, MAINE. Length: 82, Beam: 21, Draft/Depth of Hold: 11/10, Gross/Net Tons: 61/51. Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION.

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NAUTILUS NUCLEAR SUBMARINE, NAUTILUS CLASS, SSN-571
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Photo Not AvailableGROTON, CT
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
COMBATANT
HISTORIC SHIP NAUTILUS - SUBMARINE FORCE MUSEUM
NAVSUBASE/P.O. BOX 571
GROTON, CT 06349-5571
203-449-3558

Built: 1954, ELECTRIC BOAT COMPANY, GROTON, CONNECTICUT. Length: 323.9, Beam: 27.8, Draft: 22, Displacement: 2975. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 95% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 79002653, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 5/20/82.

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NENANA RIVER STEAMBOAT
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NenanaFAIRBANKS, AK
MUSEUM VESSEL (DRY BERTH EXHIBIT)
PASSENGER/CARGO
FAIRBANKS HISTORICAL PRESERVATION FOUNDATION
P.O. BOX 70552
FAIRBANKS, AK 99707
907-456-8848

Built: 1933, BERG CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, NENANA, ALASKA. Length: 210, Beam: 42, Depth of Hold: 6 Gross Tons: 1000, Displacement: 500, Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: FAIR CONDITION, 75% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 72001581, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 5/5/89.

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NIAGARA BRIG
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Photo Not AvailableERIE, PA
MUSEUM VESSEL (OPERATIONAL)
COMBATANT
U.S. BRIG NIAGARA
150 FRONT STREET
Suite 1
ERIE, PA 16507
814-871-4596

Built: 1813, ADAM AND NOAH BROWN, ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA. Length: 110.8, Beam: 30.6, Draft: 9, Gross Tons: 492, Displacement: 277. Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 5% ORIGINAL FABRIC. LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 87001628.

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NORTH CAROLINA BATTLESHIP, NORTH CAROLINA CLASS, BB-55
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North CarolinaWILMINGTON, NC
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
COMBATANT
U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA BATTLESHIP MEMORIAL
P.O. BOX 480
WILMINGTON, NC 28402
910-251-5797

Built: 1941, BROOKLYN NAVY YARD, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. Length: 728.9, Beam: 108.3, Draft: 35, Displacement: 36600. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 95% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 81000424, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 1/14/86.

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OCEAN WAIF YACHT
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Photo Not AvailableSAN PEDRO, CA
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
PLEASURE/RECREATIONAL
LOS ANGELES MARITIME MUSEUM
BERTH 84/FOOT OF 6TH STREET
SAN PEDRO, CA 90731
213-548-7618

Built: 1927, WILMINGTON BOAT WORKS, WILMINGTON, CALIFORNIA. Length: 42.2, Beam: 12.9, Draft: 5. Hull: WOOD/FIR. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 95% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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OLD POINT CRAB DREDGE/LIGHT FREIGHT & PASSENGER VESSEL
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Old Point ST. MICHAELS, MD
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
FISHING TRADES (FISHING, OYSTERING, ETC.)
CHESAPEAKE BAY MARITIME MUSEUM
P.O. BOX 636
ST. MICHAELS, MD 21663
410-745-2916

Built: 1909, J. G. WORNOM, POQUOSON, VIRGINIA. Length: 47.6, Beam: 12.8, Draft: 4.6, Gross/Net Tons: 11/7, Displacement: 9. Hull: WOOD. Preservation Status: GOOD CONDITION, 80% ORIGINAL FABRIC.

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OLYMPIA CRUISER, OLYMPIA CLASS, CA-15
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OlympiaPHILADELPHIA, PA
MUSEUM VESSEL (FLOATING EXHIBIT)
COMBATANT
INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM
211 S. COLUMBUS BLVD.
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106-1415
215-925-5439

Built: 1895, UNION IRON WORKS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. Length: 344, Beam: 53, Draft: 21.6, Gross Tons: 1886, Displacement: 5870. Hull: STEEL. Preservation Status: FAIR CONDITION, 90% ORIGINAL FABRIC, LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 66000692, DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, 1/29/64.

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OSPREY STEAM LAUNCH
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Photo Not AvailableBLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY
MUSEUM VESSEL (DRY BERTH EXHIBIT)
LIGHTER/LAUNCH
ADIRONDACK MUSEUM
P.O. BOX 99, ROUTE 28N & 30
BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NY 12812-0099
518-352-7311

Built: 1881, LAKE RAQUETTE, NEW YORK. Length: 42.7, Beam: 10.5, Net Tons: 10. Hull: WOOD.



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