GOVERNOR STONE (schooner)
Also known as: Two-masted schooner GOVERNOR STONESt. Andrews Marina, Panama City, Florida
+30.16760, -85.7039330°10'03" N, 85°42'14" W
Built in 1877, STONE is the oldest surviving Gulf schooner, a type which was important to maritime commerce of the South and Gulf Coast, where shallows and sandbars made the employment of shoal centerboard schooners essential to the transfer of freight and goods to and from large oceangoing sailing vessels which could not come into port. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 4, 1992
Moved to St. Andrews Marina in Bay County, FL in 2014.
Capsized by Hurricane Michael in October, 2018 and awaiting restoration.
National Register information
- Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 4, 1991
- Reference number
- Areas of significance
- Architecture; Maritime History; Transportation; Commerce
- Level of significance
- Evaluation criteria
- A - Event; C - Design/Construction
- Property type
- Historic function
- Current function
- Periods of significance
- 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
- Significant year
- June 6, 2021: Updated by Michael Miller: Updated "Status"
- June 26, 2017: Updated by Michael Miller: Updated "Address", "GPS Coordinates" & "Description"