When we think it’s going slowly, we remember …

Detail work goes slowly – Deltaville Boatyard has finished installing the fuel system,working  in the hold  during  the heat of the last weeks.

When we get impatient, we have to remind ourselves that the boat that we now admire because it looks like this:

Tom Chillemi Apr 2010_550 (Photo  by Tom Chillemi) 

…once caused people to look like this….

Crockett w Trey Bill Powell in 2005 reduced

(Photos of Trey Powell in 2005 by his father)

2005-10-06 f d crockett jackson cr 1 reduced.jpg-550x0
(The FD Crockett at Deltaville Boatyard 2005 by Marge Goettle)

pilot house in disrepair reducedGazing at the derelict pilot house reduced

(Photos of derelict pilot house and onlookers in 2005 by Marjorie Goettle)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donors are responding to the wish list – to be updated as donations are finalized – help get the boat ready for its voyage to the Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Homecoming in Reedville at the end of July.

Originally published by Vera England on 8 June 2010. Published on WordPress after The Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park moved from http://deltavilleva.com/museumpark/ to http://deltavillemuseum.com/

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