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PostPosted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:46 pm 
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A new build from yours truly. This will be slow to start off as I still have a long ways to go no my USS Columbus, but, I hope to have the hull planked on one side by April of 2018.



As you may know, during the civil war, the Pennsylvania, the Columbus, the United States and I believe a few smaller ships were burned to keep them from the Confederacy that was advancing on Norfolk Harbor where they were berthed. These builds are a sort of commemoration of that event.

I hope to have all of the ships burned modeled before I die. I then plan on donating them to the Museum at Norfolk if they will take them.

There are lots more bulkheads to make, hope I ordered enough plywood!


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:09 pm 
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Be welcome Threebs.
Good to see this wonderfull ship
In construction.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:26 pm 
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@ Capitão Norbert....

Threebs is being modest... :wave_1: :cool_2:

here are 2 x links to his previous amazing scratch-builds here at MW.com !!!

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I watch wth great interest

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