Chesapeake Bay Skipjack

July 2010 Blog Posts (4)

7/16/10: More Stern Post

Gordon, Elbert, and David Gladden and Tom Evans worked on the stern post of the Ida May. We struggled all morning with trying to fit the board just right, planing a little here, and a little there, but West System will hide any imperfections. The rudder will fit onto the stern post once both are finished.

Added by ida may on July 16, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Ida May Oyster Dredging Footage: 12/14/1991

The Gladden family has recovered old VHS Tape Footage of the Ida May dredging oysters on the Tangier Sound on 12/14/1991. The footage is of Gordon Gladden as he escorts friends and family on a day of dredging. The Captain is Bobby Leath. Thanks to Dick Barr, who did the videotaping. The footage is significant in that it shows evidence of Dermo and MSX… Continue

Added by ida may on July 15, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

7/10/10: Stern Post

Elbert, Gordon, and David Gladden work on the new Stern Post for the Ida May while Wesley supervises.

Added by ida may on July 10, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

7/3/10: Longitudinal Board

Elbert, Gordon, and David Gladden and Cody Donalds replace the longitudinal board of the port side of the Ida May. The longitudinal board runs parallel to the keelson on the inside of the boat and provides support and stability for the perpendicular running bottom boards.

Added by ida may on July 3, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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