With ‘graveyard’ find, preserving Delaware Bay’s past

BIVALVE, N.J. – Years ago, when Meghan Wren was hiking through a boat “graveyard” in nearby Leesburg, she discovered the rotting remains of a wooden yawl. The hundred-year-old wreck so intrigued Wren – founder and executive director of the Bayshore Center at Bivalve – that she began studying how these boats were traditionally used as auxiliary craft to schooners and other vessels along the Delaware Bay and elsewhere. Usually rigged as a two-masted sailing craft, yawls often were favored over other types of dinghy in commercial fishing operations,,, Read the article here 08:44

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