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August 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Ida May Spotlighted in Salisbury Daily Times

Thanks to journalist Brice Stump for highlighting the Ida May in this week's "Shorelife" section of the Sunday Salisbury Daily Times.

Added by ida may on August 29, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

8/21/10: Underneath the Boat

Gordon, Elbert, and David Gladden and Tom Evans worked underneath the Ida May today, adding about six inches to the keelson. The work was hard on the knees and elbows. It certainly wasn't very comfortable crawling around underneath the skipjack, but it was especially hard for Elbert and Gordon, who are no spring… Continue

Added by ida may on August 21, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

8/7/10: Tearing Out Rotten Boards From the Port Side

Gordon and David Gladden spent the day tearing out rotten boards and pulling stubborn nails. Elbert Gladden took the day off to watch, get this, 5 games of fast pitch softball!!! Elbert loves fast pitch and tries to watch it anytime he can. He still plays softball (modified) at 75 years of age.


Notice on the video segment of this week's work the Skipjack Fannie Daugherty, owned by Capt. Delmas Benton, in the background, on blocks at Scott's Cove…
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Added by ida may on August 7, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

8/7/10: Tearing Out Rotten Boards From the Port Side

Gordon and David Gladden tear out rotten boards from the port side of the Skipjack Ida May. Elbert took the day off today to watch 5 games of fast pitch softball. Elbert loves his softball and at 75 years old, he still plays.… Continue

Added by ida may on August 7, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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