Sailing Ships

Baltimore Clipper Harvey Model Ship  The Harvey was built in 1847 in the state of Maryland. She was an able sailer working out of the port of Galveston Texas. At the turn out the Century she was making several voyages a year between Galveston and the ancient Jewish port of Jaffa which at the time...

Schooner “America” Sailing

  Sailing Schooner America Model   The America was a 19th century racing yacht, designed by George Steers for Commodore John Cox Stevens and is also a syndicate from the New York Yacht Club.  On August 22, 1851, this schooner became infamous after winning by 8 minutes over the Royal Yacht Squadron’s “One Hundred Guinea...

Schooner “Californian”

    Schooner “Californian”       Californian was built in 1984 as a replica of the revenue service cutter C.W. Lawrence which operated off the Californian coast in the 1850s. She is known as the “Official Tall ship Ambassador for the State of California”,   A precursor to today’s Coast Guard, the Revenue Cutter Service...

Schooner Pride Of Baltimore

Pride Of Baltimore Ship Model The Pride was originally built as an authentic reproduction of a 19th century Baltimore Clipper schooner, patterned after and named for the legendary Baltimore built topsail schooner Chasseur sailed by the privateer Thomas Boyle. The Chasseur was known as the “Pride of Baltimore” and participated in the War of 1812. One...

Tall Ships

    Via Jean-Marie Duchesnes    Christian Radich    Found on spgent.tumblr.com Lady Washington Tall Ship Historical Note: The original Lady Washington was a 90 ton merchant sloop that participated in the fur and pelt trade with the coastal Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest as well as tea and porcelain across the Pacific in China....