Boat-building Lumber Stolen in Yorktown

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The Williamsburg-Yorktown Daily reported that $1,500 worth of boat-building lumber was stolen from the Watermen’s Museum in Yorktown sometime in the last few weeks. Rain and low temperatures had temporarily stalled the boatbuilding and restoration projects, which created a window of time for the wood to go missing. A news release from the museum said the stolen wood is a specific type of pine specifically used for building boats.

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