Repairs to catboat MASCOT, New Inlet near Cape Fear, NC, December 13-20, 1912


Plummer, Henry M. Sr.
USA, NC, Cape Fear
1912-12-13 - 1912-12-20
3-1/2 x 5 in.

Snapshot by Henry M. Plummer, Sr.; December 13-20, 1912, New Inlet near Cape Fear, NC, "H [Henry M. Plummer, Jr.] and I got up a scheme with compass fixed on a board and started one morning to find the ballast by aid of compass variation."; it didn't work, "and we had to take on some half a ton of sand in gunny sacks."; from "The Boy, Me and the Cat", by Henry M. Plummer, Sr., cruise in 24 ft. catboat MASCOT from New Bedford, MA, to Miami, FL, October 1912 to June 1913. Caption from display panel 1964.36.4. RESTRICTED, FOR RESEARCH ONLY.


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Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
Boats and boating--Maintenance and repair