Claude W. Somers (skipjack)
Claud W. Somers is a Chesapeake Bay skipjack, built in 1911 in Young's Creek, Virginia, by W. Thomas Young of Parksley, who also built Bernice J.. She is ported at the Reedville Fisherman's Museum in Reedville, Virginia. In 1977 Claude W. Somers was struck by a squall near Hooper Strait Light, leaving six drowned, including her owner-captain.
Docking at Reedville next to another boat
|Builder:||W. Thomas Young|
|Length:||42 ft 6 in (12.95 m)|
|Beam:||14 ft (4.3 m)|
|Depth:||3 ft (0.91 m)|
Claude W. Somers
|Location||504 Main St., Reedville, Virginia|
|MPS||Chesapeake Bay Skipjack Fleet TR|
|NRHP reference #||85001085 (MD), 05000526(VA)|
|Added to NRHP||16 May 1985 (MD), 7 October 2005 (VA)|
|Designated VLR||March 16, 2005|
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- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- "Claude W. Somers". Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-06-14. Retrieved 2012-10-26.
- Haynie, Wendell G.; McRae, Jean (August 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Claude W. Somers" (pdf). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.
"National Register Nomination: Claud Somers Skipjack, Northumberland County". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.
- "The Claud W. Somers". Reedville Fishermen's Museum. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
- Claud W. Somers at the Reedville Fishermen's Museum