Jamestown Historical Society

Library Exhibit – July 2017: Conanicut Island Boat Yards

Memorabilia from the Boat Yards of Conanicut Island are on display at the library.

Included are items from The Dutch Island Boat Works, Clark Boat Yard, The Round House Shipyard, Jamestown Boat Yard, Wharton Ship Yard, Dutch Harbor Boat Yard and Conanicut Marine Services.

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