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About shipmodelsuperstore

I own a ship model web store and love old wooden ship models. I have been selling quality model airplanes and ship models for years and enjoy building them. My house looks like a hobby shop!

China Hacks the Sea Dragon — Secret Plans of Anti-Ship Missile

The Washington Post has reported that Chinese government hackers have broken into the computers of a Navy contractor, stealing more than 600 GB of highly sensitive data related to undersea warfare — including secret plans to develop a supersonic anti-ship missile for use … Continue reading

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Not Just the LCS — EPF, Expeditionary Fast Transport Ships Deficient, As Well

The Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) are not the only small new Navy ships with serious operating deficiencies. Recently, the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General released a report on the shortcomings of a new class of fast, shallow … Continue reading

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The Models Are On!

Finally got 40 or so of the model line on the website. Take a look and see if they interest you! Great introductory pricing! We worked hard to get these magnificent models on the site for you to enjoy! Type … Continue reading

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The Eagle Sales Again!

See the video for a time lapse video of the Baroque Eagle is a time-lapse video of the U.S. Coast Guard’s 81-year-old Barque Eagle departing the floating drydock, the ex-USS Oak Ridge, on February 27, 2018, at the Coast Guard … Continue reading

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Container Ship Loses Cargo Off Of The North Carolina Coast

  Maersk Shanghai loses containers: MV Maersk Shanghai. Photo: MarineTraffic.com/Marcin Kocoj A 10,000 TEU containership lost about 70 containers overboard on Saturday night while about 17 miles off Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. The U.S. Coast Guard is warning mariners of … Continue reading

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New Tug Delivered

A historic milestone in modern tug development was met (in February 2018) when Multratug 32, the first new CARROUSEL RAVE TUG (CRT) was delivered to its owner, Novatug B.V. of the Netherlands. Multraship B.V. of the Netherlands will be the … Continue reading

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Tampa Florida Gasparilla Festival

My wife and I spent 18 years or so in the area around Tampa Bay. Had a lot of fun on the beaches but man was it hot in the summer! We always heard about the Gasparrilla festival and around … Continue reading

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Magnificent Model Ship On Our Website

Part of the collection we acquired and man is this USS Missouri detailed to the hilt! Guns on deck, rocket launchers, detailed bridge and down to the tiniest gun barrels I have ever seen! I was told this model had … Continue reading

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Good Or Bad Freight Is Moving In

The Port of Los Angeles moved 924,225 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in November, the most containerized monthly cargo the Port has processed during its 110-year history, the port said on Friday. The previous record of 877,564 TEUs was set in … Continue reading

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Old Wreck Found In Lake Huron

    On November 25, 1881, the steamer Jane Miller sank in the Georgian Bay off Lake Huron with the loss of 28 passengers and crew. This summer, American shipwreck hunters Jared Daniels, Jerry Eliason and Ken Merryman, located the … Continue reading

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