Archive for October, 2015

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). 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, more