Maryland Workboats

Maryland Workboats

Author: Byshe Hicks

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 0738568228

Category: History

Page: 95

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The Chesapeake Bay has been home to many unique craft designed to work the estuary. Beginning with the Native Americans and continuing to this day, these boats have been used for everything from fishing to transporting people and cargo.
Maryland Workboats
Language: en
Pages: 95
Authors: Byshe Hicks
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The Chesapeake Bay has been home to many unique craft designed to work the estuary. Beginning with the Native Americans and continuing to this day, these boats have been used for everything from fishing to transporting people and cargo.
The Workboats of Core Sound
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Lawrence S. Earley
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-14 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Along the wide waters of eastern North Carolina, the people of many scattered villages separated by creeks, marshes, and rivers depend on shallow-water boats, both for their livelihoods as fishermen and to maintain connections with one another and with the rest of the world. As Lawrence S. Earley discovered, each
Maryland's Vanishing Lives
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: John Sherwood
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-10 - Publisher: JHU Press

For more than two years, John Sherwood roamed Maryland's small towns and city neighborhoods, traveled Appalachian back roads, and sailed the Chesapeake looking for people whose work or way of life recalled the state's rich and varied tradition. Maryland's Vanishing Lives is his vivid account of the people he met
The Workboats of Smith Island
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Paula J. Johnson
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: JHU Press

Smith Island, the largest Maryland island in Chesapeake Bay, remains one of the most interesting communities on the Atlantic coast. Smith Islanders speak a sort of Tidewater English, are devoted to the Methodist faith, and maintain an intense relationship with the waters of the bay. For generations, they have relied
Workboats
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Kenneth D. Troup
Categories: Offshore support vessels
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: Heyden & Son

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