Archive for 2015

Arma Mark IX Mod 2 Gyrocompass Available

Paul Cora at Historic Ships, Baltimore (USS Taney) asks whether anyone is interested in an Arma Mark IX Mod 2 Gyrocompass. They have one available. Please contact Paul at pcora@historicships.orgread more

Free 12′ Models of US Destroyers

The Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center - see our website - is closing its doors to the public forever on Oct. 17, 2015.  The museum staff is attempting to find good naval museum homes for its fleet of six destroyers which range in age/era from the USS Decatur (DD-5) to the USS Stevens (DD-479). ...read more

USS WISCONSIN Seeks Items for Ship’s Sickbay

Dave Scherer, a volunteer on the  Battleship WISCONSIN in Norfolk, VA, is helping out with the ship's sickbay and is trying to locate and obtain used mattresses and assorted bed linens.  He has contacted the Defense Logistic Agency Disposal Service and the Portsmouth Naval Hospital, but sadly, to...read more

Cape James (FP 47) up for sale

The Cape James (FP 47) served in WWII with General MacArthur. She has since been restored and has served as both a private and commercial vessel. Could be a beautiful live-aboard or could be converted to a fantastic living museum!Specs-Length 115′ x Beam 35′ | Draft (Max)-9 ft | Year-1943 | ...read more