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vintage model shipbuilding articles by Capt. E. Armitage McCann

Bob Blarney

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In the first decades of the 1900s, the magazine Popular Science featured detailed articles about model shipbuilding by Capt. E. Armitage McCann.  These may be of interest to you, and you can search for them via Google Books.  Unfortunately, the original plans that could be mailordered are no longer available.  But here's an example of what can be found:



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You can still buy his book, "How to make a Clipper Ship Model" from Amazon.  It is based on one of the series of articles from the 1920's.  I was able to find a copy that still had the plans in the back. The model he describes is  Donald McKay's Sovereign of Seas.

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