World Oceans Day

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MSMG Display at the Museum on World Oceans Day.

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CSS Tallahassee

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The Confederate Ship Tallahassee put into Halifax for coal while being pursued by union forces, during the US Civil War. Se managed to escape through eastern passage, avoiding waiting union forces.

This model is being built for the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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MSMG’s Brush with Royalty.

MSMG's Brush with Royalty.

MSMG Member Clary Peters Meet HRH Prince Charles today at the Public Gardens. Clary maintains the public gardens Titanic Model.

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Lego Maersk

And here’s the final product, the Maersk McKinney-Moller. It’s about 65cm long.

You may think from looking at this picture that your eyes are deceiving you, or that the camera lens has distorted the ship. In fact, the model is hogging quite noticeably. I guess maybe the proper weight of some of those containers wasn’t declared.

Lego Maersk

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Lego Maersk

Now, the hull is pretty much finished, and is being used as a storage place for pieces.

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Lego Maersk

Next, more people arrive to start building up the hull.

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New build

This is a build I did recently with my kids, or rather, something I paid for and that my kids built. They let me build a little, but not much.

Here’s the beginning of the project, the laying of the ‘keel’.

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