16’ × 5'3” × 1'8”
— Flat Bottom —This flat-bottom crabbing skiff was built around 1920 by Harry Benning at Galesville, Maryland. A Clinton air-cooled engine was installed in the 1930s, but the former sail rig was retained. She is currently outfitted for trotlining. A trotline employs a long length of cotton line baited with salted eel. The line is buoyed at both ends and lays on the bottom. When the line is raised, any crabs hanging onto the bait are scooped up with a dip net.
|Placed By||Calvert Marine Museum|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, August 31st, 2019 at 8:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 372046 N 4243595|
|Decimal Degrees||38.33136667, -76.46395000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 19.882', W 76° 27.837'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 19' 52.92" N, 76° 27' 50.22" W|
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