Ship Modeling Clubs

Atlanta Model Shipwrights - Atlanta, GA

Cape Ann Ship Modelers Guild - Gloucester, MA

(no webpage as of 1/2018, contact Brad at biggie16 @

Connecticut Marine Model Society - West Haven, CT

Gulf Coast Ship Model Society - Houston, Texas

Hampton Roads Ship Model Society - Newport News, VA

Marine Modelers Club of New England - Greater Boston, MA

Maritime Ship Modeler's Guild - Halifax, N.S

Metro Marine Modelers of Toronto - Toronto, Ontario

Midwest Model Shipwrights - Mount Prospect, IL

Northshore Deadeyes - Northbrook, Illinois

Philadelphia Ship Model Society - Philadelphia, PA

Rocky Mountain Shipwrights - Denver, Colorado

Ship Model Society of New Jersey - New Jersey

Ship Modelers Association - Los Angeles, California

Shipcraft Guild of New York - New York, NY

Shipwrights of Central Ohio - Westerville, Ohio

South Bay Model Shipwrights - Los Altos, CA

Tampa Bay Ship Model Society - St. Petersburg, FL

Washington Ship Model Society - Washington, DC

References, Publications

Model Ship World- Nautical Research Guild's online forum

Floating Drydock - U.S. Navy info

Glencannon Press - maritime books

Maryland Silver Company - maritime reference material

Seaways Publishing - Ships in Scale magazine

U.S. Naval Institute

Wooden Boat Magazine

Local Maritime Museums

Battleship Cove - Fall River, MA

Cape Cod Maritime Museum - Hyannis, MA

Connecticut River Museum - Essex, CT

Custom House Maritime Museum - New London, CT

Egan Maritime Museum - Nantucket, MA

Essex Shipbuilding Museum - Essex, MA

Hart Nautical Collection - MIT, Cambridge, MA

Herreshoff Marine Museum & America’s Cup Hall of Fame - Bristol, RI

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum - Vergennes, VT

Maine Maritime Museum - Bath, ME

Mariners’ Museum - Newport News, VA

Mystic Seaport - Mystic, CT

Nantucket Historical Association - Nantucket, MA

Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, Nantucket, MA

Nantucket Lightship LV-112, Boston, MA

National Maritime Historical Society - Peekskill, NY

New Bedford Whaling Museum - New Bedford, MA

Noank Historical Society - Noank, CT

Peabody Essex Museum - Salem, MA

Penobscot Marine Museum - Penobscot, ME

Salem Maritime National Historic Site - Salem, MA

Scituate Maritime & Mossing Museum - Scituate, MA

US Coast Guard Museum - New London, CT

USS Albacore - Portsmouth, NH

USS Constitution Museum - Charlestown, MA

USS Nautilus - Groton, CT

US Navy War College Museum - Newport, RI


Alterscale - Outboard miniatures

American Marine Model Gallery - Gloucester, MA

Bluejacket Ship Crafters - Searsport, ME

Cottage Industry Models - Greenwood, SC

Dens Model Ships - Abbottstown, PA

Eisenbrand Exotic Hardwoods - Torrance, CA

Hobby World - New Market, MD

Lannan Ship Model Gallery - Boston, MA

Loyalhanna Dockyard - Bergen, NY

Lumberyard for Model Shipwrights - Brecksville, OH

Micro-mark - small tool specialists - Berkeley Heights, NJ

Model Dockyard - UK

Model Expo - Hollywood, FL

Peil Craftsmen - Newburyport, MA

Rex Stewart - Custom ship models & maritime art

Steel, Chapman & Hutchinson - model ships

Ten Pound Island Book Company - Gloucester, MA