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The Pearl and Other Treasures

These photos show only a sampling of the exquisite nautical vessels built by Norm Stewart of Longboat Key, Florida. The models represent (clockwise from top left):

The ill-fated Pearl, a ship lost at sea in 1854. Scratchbuilt at a scale of 1/8 inch = 1 foot.

A Bermuda Sailing Dingy circa early 1800's.
Scratchbuilt at a scale of 1 inch = 1 foot for A.S. Cooper & Sons.

A middle mast cross section of the HMS Victory.

The Helen Euphane, a fishing boat built in Lewis, Deleware in 1904.
Scratchbuilt at a scale of 1/4 inch = 1 foot.

The Effie M. Morrissey was built for fishing the Grand Banks off Newfoundland in 1894.
She is still sailing today as Ernestine out of New Bedford, Mass.
Scratchbuilt at a scale of 1/4 inch = 1 foot.

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