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Skipjack

Christopher P. White

Skipjack

the story of America"s last sailing oystermen

by Christopher P. White

  • 73 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oyster fisheries -- Maryland -- Tilghman Island,
  • Fishers -- Maryland -- Tilghman Island,
  • Skipjacks -- Maryland -- Tilghman Island,
  • Tilghman Island (Md.) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher White.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH365.M3 W45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination372 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24115518M
    ISBN 100312545320
    ISBN 109780312545321
    LC Control Number2009024031

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See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback, April 5, 5/5(2). In Skipjack, Christopher White spends a pivotal year with three memorable captains as they battle man and nature to control the fate of their island villages and oyster h these lively characters, White paints a vivid picture of life on a skip - jack, a wooden oystering sailboat as they dredge for oysters—a favorite staple of iconic American seafood cuisine for over a hundred years.

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Journalist/naturalist White (Chesapeake Bay: Nature of the Estuary,etc.) produces a hands-on survey of Chesapeake Bay’s dangerous and colorful skipjack shellfishery.A decade ago, when White lived on the Maryland side of the bay, he rented a house on Tilghman’s Island, with its holdout community of skipjacks—sailing oystermen.

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Ruark is reconized as a national historic landmark. She was built in in Taylor's Island Maryland. And has been working the Chesapeake bay bringing oysters to market ever season n Wade H.

Murphy bought her in and spent that summer completely rebuilding is also the same year that the Bays oyster population was devastated by a disease that.