Category Archives: Maritime Museums and Travel

HSPMS Maritime Museum Warehouse Tour Follow-Up

On Thursday, March 2nd, members of the Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights got an opportunity to tour the facility where all the big stuff belonging to the San Francisco Maritime National Park are stored. The trip was set up and … Continue reading

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Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights in Japan

During a brief visit at Japanese ship model manufacturer Woody Joe by Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights member Clare Hess, a gift of HSPMS hats was presented to the company president and chief design engineer. The club had several club … Continue reading

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Maritime Museums of Gdansk, Poland

Overview of the best maritime museums in Poland, Gdansk has a rich maritime history and three (yes 3!) fine maritime museums.  Although the city was destroyed in WWII, it was rebuilt with original materials and craftsmanship to match the streets … Continue reading

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Clare Hess Discovers HSPMS Parallel in Japan

For those who didn’t know, I’m in Japan doing some research on my own on Japanese watercraft. Yesterday, I was in Tokyo and visited a museum where there was once a thriving fishing community. It’s all landfill and upscale apartments … Continue reading

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