Bee Weems is also a 36 foot downeast cruiser style yacht designed by Spencer Lincoln and built by Zimmerman Marine of Cardinal, Virginia in 2005 using a hull formed by Atlantic Boats of Brooklin, Maine. The semi custom yacht is owned by Weems & Plath. She is a wonderful showcase of Weems & Plath well-known nautical instruments and is named after the youngest son of company founder, Captain Philip Van Horn Weems.
Bee Weems was born in 1921. He graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy six months early in December of 1941 just after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He was featured in a full-length feature article in the December issue of Life Magazine of the same year. He was credited for being the number one man at the Academy, the “Five striper”, an exemplary student and a fine example of a Navy officer sure to go far up the ranks, a leader that this country could trust to bring us safely through the war.