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Dumphy Yawl Boat, Michigan Maritime Museum, South Haven, Van Buren County, MI

Dumphy Yawl Boat, Michigan Maritime Museum, South Haven, Van Buren County, MI

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description

Summary

Significance: Recreational boating increased in popularity at the turn of the century and a variety of rowing boat designs were adapted to this service. This yawl was likely used by summer vacationers in Michigan. The plank on ribs construction is typical. Of note is the tight "wine glass" style transom and shallow keel.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1083
Survey number: HAER MI-406

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Michigan Maritime Museum
Croteau, Todd, project manager
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Location

South Haven42.40309, -86.27364
Google Map of 42.4030865, -86.2736407
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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