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Winter Lecture Series

January 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Winter Lecture: Randolph George

Memoir of a Skipjack: These iconic vessels are a window into Chesapeake heritage

Mr. George will provide a definition of a Chesapeake Bay skipjack and explain what made these vessels unique to the Chesapeake region. He will also discuss methods of design and construction at local boatyards (Bronza’s Boatyard), Skipjacks Wilma Lee and the Martha Lewis, and reasons why these iconic vessels and their stories should be preserved. The current status of skipjacks on the Bay and the future of these traditional commercial vessels will be included as well.

The 2019 Winter Lecture Series at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park will be held on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. from January 10 to February 28. You will be challenged to question and to learn by engaging speakers on eight diverse topics including maritime history, local history, science and maritime art. The schedule for 2019 is available below. Click on lecture titles for more details about the topic and speaker. Admission is $10 per person for non-members and FREE for First Mate and above members.


January 17, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second Street
Annapolis, MD United States
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