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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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25th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition on Sunday, September 3

Get your tickets, get your tickets! September 3, 2017.   For those in and around New York harbor, the 25th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition, sponsored by the Working Harbor Committee, is coming up on Sunday, September 3rd. The Parade of … Continue reading

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Repairing Sextants in the Age of GPS

I first arrived in New York harbor forty years ago, as a freshly minted naval architect working for Moore McCormack. In those days, the Brooklyn docks were crowded with US flag shipping companies, many with their headquarters or sales offices … Continue reading

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Help Out The Steam Ship Historical Society If You Can!

November 2016 VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4   In This Issue Buy a book and support the Ship History Center Heroic ship to become part of artificial reef P&O turns to internet to name new ship Carnival orders three more LNG-powered … Continue reading

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First Ultra-Large Containership Arrives in the United States

  The largest containership ever to visit North America arrived at the port of Los Angeles early Saturday morning, marking the U.S. debut of a new breed of ‘mega ships’ that have until now only been seen in Asia and … Continue reading

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Models made of toothpicks? For real!

Wayne Kusy began making models out of toothpicks in fifth grade. His hobby led to the creation of a fleet of toothpick ships, including the Queen Mary, the Titanic and the Lusitania. build models of ocean liners out of toothpicks. … Continue reading

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