Monday, January 11, 2010

Schooner A. J. Meerwald

The A.J.Meerwald is a Delaware Bay oyster schooner, a distinct vessel that evolved to meet the needs of the local oyster fishery. Launched in 1928, the A.J.Meerwald was one of hundreds of schooners built along South Jersey's Delaware Bayshore before the decline of the shipbuilding industry that coincided with the Great Depression. A.J.Meerwald seeks volunteers to work on ship (For the Rest of the Story Click Here).

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