Archive for 2016

Techniques of Riveted Vessels

Following the appearance in the most recent edition of Anchor Watch, Joe Lombardi, Preservation Chair of HNSA and President of Ocean Technical Services, along with Robert Dvorak, Hull Superintendent, and James Brauer, General Foreman/Dockmaster of the Bay Shipbuilding Co., Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, more

Article on MARAD Ship Disposal Program

Tim Runyan and others in the Maritime Heritage community are quoted in a new article by Paul Benecki in Maritime Executive on MARAD's ship disposal program.  According to the article:"From 1994 to 2010, MARAD was required to provide 25 percent of the excess revenue of ship disposal to a more

Captain Cook’s Endeavour – Possibly Found

[caption id="attachment_3720" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Endeavour. Publicity images supplied from Bill Richards & scanned for PR purposes. *** Local Caption *** Scan - from 35mm transparency[/caption]U.S. researchers are set to announce on Wednesday that they have found what they more

Search for the Nantucket Lightship/LV-112’s Original Wheel

Bob Mannino, President of the Nantucket Lightship Museum and his team, are searching for the Nantucket Lightship/LV-112's original wheel from the flying bridge (see attached1959 photo). Missing since or shortly after the LV-112 was decommissioned in Boston in 1975, it may be with someone from more

Volunteers Needed on Ship Plans

A Call for Volunteers is being sent out from the Baltimore Museum of Industry fo volunteers in the Baltimore area.   The BMI Archives has over 10,000 ship plans from Bethlehem Steel Corporation and various other 20th century shipbuilding companies. Volunteers are needed to help process ship more

Duplicate Ship Plans Offered by Los Angeles Maritime Museum

Marifrances Trielli, Director of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum has announced that her archivist has identified some duplicate ships plans that are being offered institutional members, including HNSA.  For more information, contact the Museum Archivist, Liz Ruth, at 310-548-7618 ext 215 or send more