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Littoral Combat Ship Damaged

The U.S. Navy’s newest littoral combat ship USS Montgomery has suffered a crack in its aluminum hull after being hit by a tug as the ship sortied from Mayport, Florida ahead of Hurricane Matthew. The incident occurred October 4 and … Continue reading

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My Version of a Skip Jack

I had put this one up before the holidays as we were so busy but it is time for me to get it finished up! I love ship models and miniatures of all kinds. This wooden model came as a … Continue reading

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Is Queen Elizabeth II Now a Dead Ship?

QEII officially ‘dead’ after ship is moved from Dubai Drydocks into holding area in Mina Rashid The former Cunard Line flagship Queen Elizabeth II is officially dead, along with all plans for her restoration and move to an unnamed city … Continue reading

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A Great Civil War Ship Model Going On Display

PORT HUDSON — Port Hudson State Historic Site is adding a 1:32 scale model of the Union gunboat USS Essex that served during the Civil War to its exhibits collection. The model was created and donated by Robert Seal, of … Continue reading

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Gold Fever? Huge Gold Stash Found In The Mediterranean.

An unprecedented discovery of more than 2,000 gold coins off the north-central coast of Israel might be part of the largest gold hoard ever found in the eastern Mediterranean, according to archaeologists. The coins are identified as dinars, the official … Continue reading

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Last Chance To Save The HMS Victory?

The 250 year old HMS Victory is in dire need of some repairs. This many years of being out in the open have taken their toll on the old wood on the ship. Interior beams and walls are starting to … Continue reading

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Want To Learn How To Sail?

    Although it is still cold and wintry in most places in the US, plans for the summer for kids abound with opportunity. The Oliver Hazard Perry is taking on Crew Members! Although this is for school age children … Continue reading

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Innovation Turns to Desperation

Horizon Lines looks like it is sinking fast, and industry experts say it likely has two choices: sell off some of its trade lines, or perish. The company, which has major markets in Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico, has been … Continue reading

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Civil War Ships Under Construction

Our built in the USA model team is busy packing and shipping our LED lit Airplane models, They will be arriving to their new owner this week! A very large project with a few four foot wide model planes to … Continue reading

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30th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival

Well known to the world as Gloucester’s major maritime and sailing event, the30th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival is organized by the Gloucester Schooner Festival Committee and Maritime Gloucester. Taking place in the harbor and nearby waters of America’s oldest seaport, the … Continue reading

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