Maritime Museum Information
Maritime Museum Information
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Tom Adams Ship Models
Tom Adams Ship Models

Tom Adams was a nationally known craftsman of high quality ship models.

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Tom Adams Models
Tom Adams Models

Some of his models were featured in the "Scale Ship Modeler" magazine.

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Model of the "Sindia"
Model of the "Sindia"

The "Sindia" which sank off of Ocean City was Tom’s earliest and most popular model.

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Model of Cape May Ferry
Model of Cape May Ferry

The Cape May Ferry model is always popular among the children who visit the museum.

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Shipwright’s Workshop Diorama
Shipwright’s Workshop Diorama

Tools and equipment of the shipwright are displayed around a workbench.

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Shipwright’s Workshop Diorama
Shipwright’s Workshop Diorama

Miscellaneous items related to maritime life are included in this exhibit.

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Half Hulls of Job VanSant
Half Hulls of Job VanSant

The half hulls of ship builders gave a three-dimensional shape to their ship designs.

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Maritime Equipment & Supplies
Maritime Equipment & Supplies

Dead eyes, pulleys, and mast hoops are tools of local ship builders and sea captains.

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Maritime Tools of the Baymen
Maritime Tools of the Baymen

This display focuses on items used for fishing, oystering and clamming in Scull Bay.

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Net Needles
Net Needles

Local baymen used net needles of all sizes to create and maintain their fishing nets.

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Fishing Reels of the 1920s & 30s
Fishing Reels of the 1920s & 30s

These vintage fishing reels were used by local fishermen out on Scull Bay.

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