Sign up to stay in touch!
Thank you! You have successfully subscribed to Skipjack's newsletter.
"The Ramming and Sinking of the USS Cumberland by the CSS Virginia" by Thomas Applegate. Completely scratch-built with the sole exception of the anchor chain. On the Cumberland alone are over 100 thread blocks. These are the very small loops attaching the standing and running rigging. They are visible on the ends of all yard arms. All spars are turned down from bamboo tooth picks. The sea is made from clay mixed to get the desired color and then waves are formed and the white caps painted. The bottle was hand blown at historic Jamestown, Virginia. Measures 6 1/2" in diameter and 7 1/4" tall.
Thank you for shopping at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, dealers in authentic nautical maritime antiques, collectibles, maritime ship salvage and hardware. OUR STORE offers for sale exceptional, quality nautical furniture and furnishings, nautical lamps and lighting, marine instruments, model boats, nautical gifts and decor. We're everything nautical!
Skipjack’s Marine Art Gallery features exceptional works of art in various media representing artists from our region and as far away as New Zealand! Each artist that we show is chosen for their unique style of artwork, and has an artist page where you can preview their individual work. You can also browse art categorized by genre.
Please visit our online store again soon or if in the Hampton Roads (Tidewater) coastal region of Virginia, visit our marine gallery in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth. We're just a short distance from Virginia Beach, Colonial Williamsburg and the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and just across the river from downtown Norfolk. By boat, we're located at mile marker "0" of the Atlantic Intra-coastal Waterway!