CBMM will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the launch of the historic buyboat Winnie Estelle with an illustrated talk at 2pm on Wednesday, Sept. 30.
After shipping fish and oysters purchased from watermen to city markets or seafood packing houses for decades, Winnie Estelle moved south to the Caribbean as a cargo boat and later a dive boat, before returning to the Chesapeake in 2012. In this virtual session, Chief Curator Pete Lesher will explore the boat’s many-layered history, as well as the role of buyboats in the traditional industries of the Chesapeake.
The cost to attend this program is $7.50, with a 20% discount for members ($6). To learn more, visit https://cbmm.org/event/winnie-estelles-100-years.
Love this boat, many excellent memories...
Here's her old website....https://AmbergrisCaye.com/winnieestelle