E.C. Collier
United States
General characteristics
Tonnage14 NRT
Length52 ft (16 m)
Beam17.9 ft (5.5 m)
Depth of hold4.5 ft (1.4 m)
E.C. Collier
E.C. Collier (skipjack) is located in Maryland
E.C. Collier (skipjack)
LocationGibsontown Rd., Tilghman, Maryland
Coordinates38°42′46″N 76°19′53″W / 38.71278°N 76.33139°W / 38.71278; -76.33139
Architectural styleSkipjack
MPSChesapeake Bay Skipjack Fleet TR[2]
NRHP reference No.85001087[1]
Added to NRHP16 May 1985

E.C. Collier is a Chesapeake Bay skipjack, built in 1910 at Deal Island, Maryland. She is a 52-foot-long (16 m) two-sail bateau, or "V"-bottomed deadrise type of centerboard sloop. She has a beam of 17.9 feet (5.5 m), a depth of 4.5 feet (1.4 m), and a registered net tonnage of 14 tons. She is one of the 35 surviving traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjacks and a member of the last commercial sailing fleet in the United States. At the time of her documentation on the National Register of Historic Places she was located at Tilghman, Talbot County, Maryland.[3] She is now a permanent exhibit at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in Saint Michaels, Maryland.[4]

She was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1] She is assigned Maryland dredge number 7.[5]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ Hayward, Mary Ellen, Dr (December 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form / Chessapeake Bay Skipjack Fleet" (pdf). National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-10-24.((cite web)): CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "E.C. Collier (skipjack)". Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2012-10-28.
  4. ^ "E.C. Collier". The Last Skipjacks Project. June 5, 2016. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  5. ^ Miller, Cyndy Carrington. "Skipjacks by dredge number". The Last Skipjacks Project. Retrieved 21 March 2022.