By Matthew T. Eng This past weekend’s annual Brick by Brick: LEGO Shipbuilding Event at the email@example.com. If you have a second, take a minute to write her a note of thanks or congratulations. She deserves it. It’s the first thing I am going to do after I hit “publish” on this post. Need more?
Men and Women of Steel: A Labor Day Tribute to Navy Civilians in Times of Peace and War (Photo Essay)
It is incredibly difficult to go “full speed ahead” without a ship to sail. If it was not for the skilled hands that crafted the 8-inch barrels, Captain Charles Gridley could not fire Olympia’s guns at Manila Bay. Do sailors alone win the great victories and triumphs of our naval history? Without the help of
By Dave Colamaria This week is the annual LEGO Shipbuilding Contest at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, and I’ve finished my contribution to the event in the nick of time. This weekend I completed work on a 7 foot long version of the aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV 2). The project took me a little
By Dave Colamaria I was excited to hear that the Naval Historical Foundation is working with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum on the 2014 LEGO Shipbuilding Program this coming February. I had a great time at last year’s event (see the story here). I’ve used a number of sources for imagery and technical specifications, including