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"A. J. Meerwald" Delaware Bay Oyster Schooner *
"A. J. Meerwald" Delaware Bay Oyster Schooner * Price: $0.00
Product Code: HR03

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Custom made ship in bottle of the schooner "A.J.Meerwald" by Virginia artist Heather Gabrielle Rogers. Set in a small glass decanter, the schooner "A.J.Meerwald" is under full sail flying the American flag on sea green clay seas. Turk's head knot below corked decanter lip. H.G. Rogers, 2011 is hand written on paper and positioned inside the neck of the decanter. Exceptional ship in bottle model by one of America's rising star marine artists. Measures 8" tall and 5" in diameter.

The A.J. Meerwald is the state ship of New Jersey. She is a restored oyster dredging schooner, whose home port is in Bivalve, Commercial Township, New Jersey. Launched in 1928, A.J. Meerwald was one of hundreds of schooners built along South Jersey's Delaware Bayshore before the decline of the shipbuilding industry which coincided with the Great Depression. Today, A.J. Meerwald is used by the Bayshore Discovery Project for onboard educational programs in the Delaware Bay near Bivalve, and at other ports in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware region. The A.J. Meerwald was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 7, 1995.

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