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Sharpie, 1885


History:

The Sharpie was a 40-foot flat bottomed center board sail boat used as a supply tender for the 5th Lighthouse District.  She was in service from 1885 to 1907.


Sources:

Douglas Peterson.  United States Lighthouse Service Tenders, 1840-1939. Annapolis: Eastwind Publishing, 2000.


Last Modified 11/17/2014