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BlueJacket Shipcrafters

160 E Main St, Searsport, ME 04974-3311
+1 207-548-9970
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Bluejacket shipcrafters is the country’s oldest model kit business. The foundry room cast thousands... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
tdamuck
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Portland, Maine
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A GREAT STOP

Make sure you stop for an introduction to the fascinating world of ship models. A wide range of... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
RayBoas
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Walpole, New Hampshire
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Boat Model Kits Made in Maine. The oldest models l ship business in the US. The business was founded in 1905. We manufacture over 80 kits. Beginner to expert levels of models kits are available. All casting and fittings are made in our foundry. Many of our models are in museums such as the Smithsonian. The company is owned by Nic and Trisha Damuck. Nic has been a modeler since the age of 4. The gallery has many of the models he has made. He teaches a rigging class every May for 1 week. BlueJacket is Open year round with extended hours during the summer Mon-Sat 9-5pm.
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17 Mar 2018
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29 Aug 2016
“A GREAT STOP”
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160 E Main St, Searsport, ME 04974-3311
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Bluejacket shipcrafters is the country’s oldest model kit business. The foundry room cast thousands of fittings for model boats. Professionals modelers on staff along with friendly customer service. 100 ship models on display in Gallery. Open year round.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Make sure you stop for an introduction to the fascinating world of ship models. A wide range of kits, and many samples to see.

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Reviewed 22 April 2015

Wonderful place to visit. Ship models done in great detail by true craftsmen. They have a great range of products that will interest people of all levels of knowledge about the model ships they manufacture.

2  Thank Roger R
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Reviewed 19 October 2014

your are into model ships. top of the line model kits made on-site. Pricey, but there are some smaller models available for a reasonable price. Lots of nice models on display. A great stop if you are interested in genuine models.

2  Thank simon s
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Blue Jacket Shipcrafters are among the elite. Even if you don't (now) put together model ships, a short stop here will "tie together" your visits to the Penobscot Marine Museum and Fort Knox / Penobscot Observatory. These people were our reason for being in Searsport,...More

3  Thank VillageGypsy
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

Definitely worth a stop...you may take up a new hobby, building model ships, as a result of your visit. Housed in an interesting building, this shop, which can also be accessed on-line, has a museum of model ships of all types, sailing ships, tankers, everything...and,...More

5  Thank gypsybaker
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