Author Archives: F.D. Crockett

Where buyboats have worked, there we will go….

  The F.D. Crockett has not merely been resting at the docks of the Deltaville Maritime Museum these past several years (since the last blog entry). While the museum has been undergoing its own restoration, the F.D. Crockett has been … Continue reading

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In Every Cloud…..Thank you to maritime artist John Barber

A message from Museum Curator Raynell Smith: Smoke was still rising from the ruins of the Deltaville Maritime Museum last July when offers of help began flooding in. One such call came from my old friend and one of Chesapeake … Continue reading

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Traveling the Chesapeake: Tangier

Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association Reunion Tour: August 1-14, 2012 August 1, 2012 Deltaville to Tangier 11:30 am. Tangier is in sight. We rushed around this morning getting gear on board, but didn’t try for an early start as we were … Continue reading

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Off Voyaging

Now, it’s not likely that we’ll get underway in time to see too many of these sunrises on this particular voyage. (This picture is from October in Poquoson 2010.) First of all, the humidity will be a “little” higher.  Then, herding 12 or 13 or more huge … Continue reading

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Almost Ready to Cruise the Chesapeake

I’ve been emailing announcements when I post a blog, and I’m not always able to do that–to keep getting regular notifications of when I post, please choose to FOLLOW this blog using the button on the right. We’ve been getting the F.D. … Continue reading

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Symbolic of Loss

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Surveying the Damage

Click on the first picture for a slide show— These pictures are by Marge Goettle, who is in charge of the John A. Coe Library.  At some point in the future she will need help to salvage the many scrapbooks … Continue reading

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