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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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Message from the Museum

The Deltaville Maritime Museum would like to thank the hundreds of people who have contacted us over the past couple of days to show their support.  The response has been overwhelming and we are humbled by the outpouring of love. … Continue reading

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Determination and Debris

Fire–Fish– and Flood!!! Nothing stops Billz Bistro’s Crew!!! In the shadow of the debris from the fire, with grounds flooded by the 4 inches of rain last night, the Bistro Crew cooked up their own storm. The Fish Fry is meant … Continue reading

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Devastated by Fire

Please go to the website for the Southside Sentinel for additional information: http://www.ssentinel.com/index.php/news/article/fire_destroys_deltaville_maritime_museum/ Tragically on the night of Wednesday, July 18, the main building and boat pavilion of the Deltaville Maritime Museum were destroyed by fire. All of the boats … Continue reading

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From Derelict to Landmark

F.D. Crockett underway on the Piankatank April 2012

F.D. Crockett was designated a Virginia State Landmark on June 21, 2012

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Fantastic Voyage

If John could have gotten us off to Norfolk before dawn, he would have–but 6:57 am  turned out to be the perfect time.  We had an ebb tide all the way to the entrance to Hampton Roads, then a flood tide up the … Continue reading

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Off to OpSail 2012

The last blog entry (July 31, 2011) foretold of coming adventures–now past–the Buyboat Reunion in Cape Charles was the first of many on the now operational F.D. Crockett! Cruising across the bay in the company of other buyboats brought back … Continue reading

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