COMPTON, MD. 08/02/2014 — Fitzie’s Marina owner Dan FitzGerald reports that thirteen historic Chesapeake Bay Buyboats are visiting Fitzie’s this weekend.
“There were thirteen here last night and tonight and tomorrow we expect to host ten at Fitzie’s,” FitzGerald told THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY. Shown at left and below is the historic oyster Buyboat PROP WASH, which has its homeport in Dumfries, Virginia at Tim’s Rivershore Restaurant. The PROP WASH was built in 1925 and was recently restored at Hinckley’s Yachts in Maine.
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Visiting each year are a collection of historic Chesapeake Bay buyboats that assemble at Fitzie’s Marina on Breton Bay and some can be seen at the annual Blessing of the Fleet, sponsored by the 7th District Optimist Club.
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