All meetings take place on the third Saturday of each month at 9:30am aboard the ferryboat Eureka at Hyde Street Pier inside the San Francisco National Maritime Historic Park.
If the gates are closed when you arrive, simply open and enter (close it behind you please!) and if anyone asks, just let them know you’re there for the ship model meeting.
Hours & Info(415) 447-5000Park Hours: Daily 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Model Shop: Most Saturday mornings
San Francisco Maritime National Park
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Do you like building models? Are you interested in old sailing ships? Do you like talking with the public? Would you like to help our National Park Service? Then join the Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights at our workshop aboard … Continue reading
After dealing with some scheduling issues due to looming government shutdowns, the Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights managed a nice, normal meeting on February 17, the first meeting of the year. We had 8 members attending, which is pretty good … Continue reading
Originally posted on Ages of Sail:
Those modelers out there looking for a nice RC project to work on so you can take it out onto the lake in the Spring may want to take a look at what we…
This year, the Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights club didn’t have the usual annual BBQ due to schedule conflict among members. We put it off a couple times, and next thing you know, the weather isn’t good for it. So, … Continue reading
HSPMS member Paul Reck shares some photos showing his progress on his 1776 Lake Champlain gunboat Philadelphia, which he is building from scratch in 1/24 scale, based on plans purchased from the Smithsonian. The original boat was built on Lake … Continue reading
Originally posted on The Ship Modeler:
Following our meeting in October, it was clear it was time to finish up the Swedish Gunboat build. We’re down to three active builders of this model from the five that started, which isn’t…