Miniature Model Ski Boat With Outboard Engine

Miniature Model Ski Boat With Outboard Engine

Craftsman: Daniel "Buzz" Brunkow

Catalog #: 2013.41.1

Contributor: Daniel "Buzz" Brunkow

Daniel Brunkow built this miniature wooden model flatbottom ski boat with a tiny outboard engine attached. The mahogany boat is only about 6″ long.

Model Commercial Ship in a Bottle

Model Commercial Ship in a Bottle

Craftsman: Victor Crosby

Catalog #: 2016.32.1 

Donor: The USS Midway Museum 

A model commercial ship with seven holds was built inside a small liquor bottle. The tiny ship has two sets of masts for each hold.

Model Sailing Ship in a Bottle 

Model Sailing Ship in a Bottle 

Craftsman: Unknown 

Catalog #: 2011.36.1 

Donor: Joe Martin 

The bottle stands about 12”-tall and the ship is about 5”-long. A US quarter in the photos provides scale reference.

Monterey Type Fishing Boat

Monterey Type Fishing Boat

Craftsman: Theodore Snoddy

Catalog #: 2015.27.1 

Donor: Naomi Broadbent

This fishing boat is typical of the type used along the California coast from Monterey to San Francisco. The hull was individually planked.

Monterey Type Fishing Boat “Off Road-Cape Able”

Monterey Type Fishing Boat “Off Road-Cape Able”

Craftsman: Theodore Snoddy

Catalog #: 2015.27.2 

Donor: Naomi Broadbent

This fishing boat is typical of the type used along the California coast from Monterey to San Francisco. The hull was individually planked.

Nordkap Greenland Trawler 

Nordkap Greenland Trawler 

Craftsman: Maurice "Mike" O'Conner 

Catalog #: 2010.6.1 

Donor: Dandelyn O'Conner 

Though representing a modern steel-hulled fishing trawler, the hull of this Nordkap Greenland trawler was built using traditional plank-on-frame technique.

Oseberg Viking Burial Ship 

Oseberg Viking Burial Ship 

Craftsman: Michael Titone

Catalog #: 2011.34.4 

Contributor: Michael Titone

This 1/25 scale plank-on-frame model of an Oseberg Viking burial ship was built by Michael Titone starting from a Billings Boats kit.

PC-450 (LS-154)

PC-450 (LS-154)

Craftsman: William Tompkins

Catalog #: 2014.6.55

Contributor: William Tompkins

A 1/600 scale model of PC-450 (LS-154), which was a submarine chaser.

Pingstone Tether Boat

Pingstone Tether Boat

Craftsman: Harry A. Pingstone

Knapp Collection #: 485

Catalog #: 2016.44.1

Contributor: Paul Knapp

This Pingstone tether boat measures 12″-wide by 40″-long and is powered by Mr. Pingstone’s custom made 30cc air-cooled overhead cam engine.

Putt Putt Steam Boat

Putt Putt Steam Boat

Craftsman: Unknown

Catalog #: 2017.6.1

Donor: Karlton Mack

This “Putt Putt” steam boat utilizes a simple method for creating power as an inexpensive toy.

Queen Mary 2 Ship Model

Queen Mary 2 Ship Model

Craftsman: Maritime Replicas

Catalog #: 2016.22.1 

Contributor: Kimberly Hogan 

After a voyage on the Queen Mary 2, passengers were offered the opportunity to purchase this professionally built model of the ship as a memento.

R/C English Canal Boat 

R/C English Canal Boat 

Craftsman: Carl Schwam 

Catalog #: 2017.9.2 

Contributor: Carl Schwam 

This miniature steamboat is modeled after an English Canal boat. The 50″-long boat is radio controlled.

R/C Hydrofoil Racing Boat

R/C Hydrofoil Racing Boat

Craftsman: Bob Gregory

Catalog #: 2013.39.2

Contributor: David James

This model R/C racing boat is actually a hydrofoil with a single engine.

R/C Model Steamboat

R/C Model Steamboat

Craftsman: Roger Butzen

Knapp Collection #: 761

Catalog #: 2024.5.7

Contributor: Paul Knapp

This R/C model steamboat was built by Roger Butzen of Texas.

R/C Steam Tug Fergus

R/C Steam Tug Fergus

Craftsman: William F. Brown 

Catalog #: 2014.33.1 

Donor: William F. Brown 

This live steam, radio controlled tugboat model, Fergus, is a hefty five feet long. It’s boiler is heated by propane and it has sailed many hours on the water around San Diego. 

Shovelnose Hydro Tether Boat With 2-Cylinder Engine

Shovelnose Hydro Tether Boat With 2-Cylinder Engine

Craftsman: Unknown

Knapp Collection #: 416

Catalog #: 2016.8.12

Contributor: Paul Knapp

This sleek looking hydro measures 11″-wide, 30.5″-long, and sports a custom built two-cylinder, two-cycle, alternate firing twin with a double throw crank.

Sovereign of the Seas

Sovereign of the Seas

Craftsman: Robert Wood 

Catalog #: 2018.23.1

Donor: Robert Wood 

A scale model of the sailing ship, Sovereign of the Seas, built and donated by Robert Wood. Completed in 1965, the Sovereign is a solid hull, scratch-built ship.

SS Elizabeth Sailing Ship Model

SS Elizabeth Sailing Ship Model

Craftsman: Karl Pohlmann

Catalog #: 2019.26.1

Donor: Margaret Wheeler

This scale model SS Elizabeth sailing ship was built by Karl Pohlmann, a former sailor from Mission Park.

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