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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!

Who’s the Pirate — Blackbeard or the State of North Carolina? Supreme Court Will Decide

I found this story below interesting from “Old Salt Blog” Edward Teach, better known as the pirate Blackbeard, terrorized the Caribbean and the North American East Coast in the early 18th century. Now a documentary filmmaker is claiming that the … Continue reading

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Ancient Seafarers, Stonehenge and the Megaliths

Posted on April 30, 2019 by Rick Spilman For centuries, ancient megalithic monuments, such as Stonehenge, existing all across Europe, have been abiding mysteries. Who built them, how and why? A new study by Bettina Schulz Paulsson of the University … Continue reading

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USS Clamagore Saga turns into a lawsuit

I have seen this sub and toured it in person and was amazed at the cramped quarters our Navy personnel had to work in while this sub was in service. Four engines sit in the middle of the sub with … Continue reading

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SS Warimoo, Where are you?

Here is a wonderful sea story which appears to be more or less true. RMS Warrimoo was an Australian/New Zealand passenger ship, launched in 1892. The ship is best remembered for crossing the intersection of the international dateline and the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Holidays to all. My wife and I own an Auto body Repair Shop along with a few other business’s and just wanted to say that we are very blessed in many ways. We hope you and your … Continue reading

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Vandals Apprehended

A month after the WWI era submarine USS Ling was vandalized and flooded, two suspects have been apprehended related to at least some of the vandalism. The complaints filed against them by the Hackensack Police may, however, raise more questions … Continue reading

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HMS Queen Elizabeth Goes Out For Sea Trials

The UK Royal Navy’s newest Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is set to carry out jet trials using F-35B Lightning II fighter aircraft. The 65,000t navy vessel has sailed from its home port of Portsmouth in the UK … Continue reading

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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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