Nautical History Gallery & Museum

Nautical History Gallery & Museum Artist/Joe Frangiosa
A unique collection of American nautical history. Includes large-scale models and artifacts showing evolutionary changes in U.S.
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Navy A unique collection of American nautical history. Navy ship design from the late 1700s era to WW2 with a focus on how the Age of Sail wooden warship led to the Iron clad of the Civil war era to the steel battleship of the Spanish American War and then to the Super dreadnaught of WW1.

Operating as usual

Blown Apart ! style
02/12/2017

Blown Apart ! style

Progress on latest project.
01/22/2017

Progress on latest project.

Progress on latest project. Handmade from cherry and basswood strips, jewelry pieces , copper plumbing pieces.

01/14/2017

Detail layers never stop

Photos from Nautical History Gallery & Museum's post
01/04/2017

Photos from Nautical History Gallery & Museum's post

Photos from Nautical History Gallery & Museum's post
01/04/2017

Photos from Nautical History Gallery & Museum's post

More progress on latest project.
01/04/2017

More progress on latest project.

Timeline Photos
01/03/2017

Timeline Photos

This is what it's like during the debates, Painfull !
10/29/2016

This is what it's like during the debates, Painfull !

Welcome Aboard! Navy and Marine Corps veteran creates nautical universe
10/19/2016
Welcome Aboard! Navy and Marine Corps veteran creates nautical universe

Welcome Aboard! Navy and Marine Corps veteran creates nautical universe

“Ding, ding … ding, ding,” chimes the nautical clock every half hour inside the Nautical History Gallery & Museum at 1012 Pearl St. More than 10 model ships and hundreds of antique nautical artifacts from different eras in American history decorate the small room and workshop of Marine Corps and Nav...

Timeline Photos
09/21/2016

Timeline Photos

Progress on Paddlewheel for Side Paddle Steamer.
06/16/2016

Progress on Paddlewheel for Side Paddle Steamer.

Working on latest build in Gallery.
06/16/2016

Working on latest build in Gallery.

At VMM-165 Change of Command Ceremony for LtCol Grant. With buddies I deployed with to Afghanistan after two and a half ...
06/16/2016

At VMM-165 Change of Command Ceremony for LtCol Grant. With buddies I deployed with to Afghanistan after two and a half years.

ARTIFACTS
04/25/2016

ARTIFACTS

MAN-O-WAR
04/25/2016

MAN-O-WAR

Large scale, hand built
04/25/2016

Large scale, hand built

Large scale, hand built

Nautical History Gallery & Museum's cover photo
04/25/2016

Nautical History Gallery & Museum's cover photo

Nautical History Gallery & Museum
04/25/2016

Nautical History Gallery & Museum

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1012 Pearl Street
La Jolla, CA
92037

Opening Hours

Thursday 11:00 - 19:00
Friday 11:00 - 19:00
Saturday 11:00 - 19:00

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(619) 366-2469

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All wood, brass,aluminum and jewelry pieces. nhgallery.org
Addin details
1895 US Navy Torpedo Boat
Layers of detail metal work continues
Adding jewelry piece details to current project
US Navy Torpedo Boat 1898
Finishing up recent ship I built for the Gallery, USS Wilmington 1895
Display at the Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium at the Sandiego convention center
Display at the Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium(FMMS) Aug 2017
Display for the US Navy Fleet Modernization convention