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Lyons Creek Boat Wreck, Calvert County, Maryland (38.755699, -76.679315 approximate location of site)

Timbers from small clinker-built boat Felling Date: After 1668

Planks (6/6) 1633, 1642, 1653, 1661, 1664, 1668; Frame (0/3). Site Master 1531-1668 (oak) CALVx1 (t = 9.11 PIEDMO; 8.92 MONTP; 7.48 VA2011).

The Lyons Creek Boat Wreck was discovered in 1974 during dredging operations at Lyons Creek in Calvert County, Maryland. The remains were of a small clinker-built boat.

Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the original structure was built sometime after 1668.

Worthington, M J and Seiter, J I 2016 “Lyons Creek Boat Wreck, Calvert County, Maryland”, unpublished Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory archive report 2016/07




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Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory

Michael Worthington
Jane Seiter, Ph.D

25 E. Montgomery St.
Baltimore, MD 21230