The Maryland Silver Company

 P.O. Box 581
Craigsville, WV 26205
by Duane Borchers, Sr.
phone: 304-742-5464

"Pickups rock
and they roll"
Tennessee Highway Patrol

e-mail: mdagco@frontier.com
 

Resin Sub Models & Parts from J&D Productions

Books:    Naval History and Military History: U.S. vessel armaments during the Mexican War era--Confederate ordnance for the land service, I've also included 143 line drawings by Brevet Major Alfred Mordecai, U.S. Army, from an 1849 U.S. Army Ordnance Manual--U.S. naval ordnance of the Civil War--Revenue Cutter Service during the Spanish-American War--U.S. Coast Guard Cutters to England, Lake class (Lend-Lease),--Two World War I cook books and one World War II cook book--Hotchkiss two pounder mountain gun-- .303 inch Maxim gun--German artillery, WW I--Poetry of the Spanish-American War--

the following books of ship plans / Naval books, (engineering drawings & histories) are in book form in a 11"x17" format

Battleships:    Aircraft Carriers:   Cruisers:   Destroyers:  
Destroyer Escorts:   Submarines:   Mine Warfare Vessels: 
High Speed Transports:   Transports  Cargo Ships: 
Tankers:    Tenders:    Ships of the U.S. Army:    Merchant Hulls  

Artillery:   Auxiliaries:

New Stuff:  Updated April 10, 2015


Ship Plans copied from the National Archives:
  From the Colonial era to the Civil War, for the modeler and historian.

Ship plans copied from the National Archives:   From Spanish-American War to present.

  German and Japanese World War II plans 

Ship Plans copied from the National Archives:   Submarines.

Ordnance Plans copied from the National Archives: Military and Naval ordnance from the War of 1812 era to the Spanish-American War.

Photos of ships from the Spanish-American War

Son's Locksmith business 

Link to Seaways' Ships in Scale magazine

U.S. House of Representatives calendar  

Just what happened one hundred and fifty years ago (1865 this June)? Funny you asked:
--Confederate General E. Kirby Smith surrendered at Galveston, Texas--
--Confederate naval forces on the Red River surrendered--
--Freedmen in Galveston celebrated emancipation; origin of Juneteenth--
--Military commission sentenced Herold, Payne, Atzerodt and Mary Surratt to be hanged--
Sure sounds like picking up this Wednesday's Webster Echo.
Read all about it in this month's calendar!

also under calendar-
Naval Chronology for June of 1865.

also under calendar-

Artillery for the Land Service:
Drawn and engraved under the direction of
Brevet Major Alfred Mordecai
- 1848:
Casemate carriages - irons for chassis and chassis for 8-inch columbiad.

and
A list of all Confederate ships beginning with the letter A.

To order