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Bugeye "Louise Travers", Intersection of Routes 2 & 4, Solomons, Calvert County, MD

Bugeye "Louise Travers", Intersection of Routes 2 & 4, Solomons, Calvert County, MD

 
 
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Significance: The bugeye LOUISE TRAVERS was the last surviving bugeye built by James T. Marsh, a Chesapeake Bay builder who is credited with developing the stern "duck tail" or "box" which enclosed a bugeye's rudderstock, thus protecting it from collision with other vessels in crowded harbors. His development was widely adopted in the Bay area. Though much altered from her original appearance, this vessel was recorded because her hull construction was thought to be representative of Marsh's frame hull construction methods.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-30
Survey number: HAER MD-55
Building/structure dates: 1896 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1986 Demolished

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Marsh, James T
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