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Awards

The following table lists the awards that John has won for his various types of sailing ship models by year. Most of the models shown on this page are no longer available for general sale.
Models that are for sale will be listed on the Ships and Boats for general sales page.

2017 Wisconsin Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Silver Award – Static Display model of "Gjoa"
2011 Nautical Research Guild Ship Model Competition

Blue Ribbon Award - Ship in light bulb model of BonHomme Richard
2008 Wisconsin Maritime Museuem Model Ships & Boats Competition

Gold Award - Static Display model of BonHomme Richard
2003 Wisconsin Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Silver Award – Ship In Light Bulb model of the Armed Transport “Bounty”
Gold Award - Ship In Light Bulb model of the “Endurance”
Gold Award & Dana McCallip Best Miniature Awards – Static Display model of the 
Brigantine “Newsboy”
2001 Internet Model Shipwright Society Online Competition

First Place Miniature Divison & Best In Competition - 
Ship in bottle model of Endurance
2001 Wisconsin Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Gold Award - Ship in bottle model of James Miller
Silver Award - Ship in light bulb model of the 
Yawl "Sea Bird", vertically aligned
2000 Internet Model Shipwright Society Online Competition

First Place Miniature Divison - Ship in light bulb model of the 
Yawl "Sea Bird", vertically aligned
1999 Wisconsin Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Silver Award - Ship in light bulb model of Schooner Yacht "America", vertically aligned.
Silver Award - Ship in light bulb model of the Sandbagger "Bull", vertically aligned.
1998 Wisconsin Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Silver Award - Ship in bottle model of the 
Great Lakes Schooner "Challenge", vertically aligned
1997 Wisconsin Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Certificate of Merit - Ship in bottle model of the 
Brig of War "Niagara", vertically aligned
Certificate of Merit - Ship in bottle model of the 
"USS Constitution"
Certificate of Merit - Ship in bottle model of the Revenue Cutter "Joe Lane"
Certificate of Merit - Ship in bottle model of the 
East Coast Coallier "Margaret Haskell"
1994 Wisconsin Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Silver Award - Ship in bottle model of the 
Continental Navy Sloop of War "Providence"
1993 Manitowoc Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Gold Award - Ship in bottle model of the USCG "Eagle"
Gold Award - Ship in bottle model of the Clipper Ship "Flying Cloud"
Gold Award - Ship in bottle model of private yacht "Stormy Dutchess"
Silver Award & Modeler's Choice Award - Static display model of the 
Continental Navy Brig of War "Lexington"
1989 Manitowoc Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Silver Award - Ship In Bottle model of the Schooner Yacht "America"
1988 Manitowoc Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Gold Award - Static Display model of the 
Canadian Fishing Schooner "Bluenose"
Gold Award - Ship In Bottle model of the 
Canadian Fishing Schooner "Bluenose"
Silver Award - Static Display model of an 
"18th Century Chinese Junk"
1987 Manitowoc Maritime Museum Model Ships & Boats Competition

Gold Award - Ship In Bottle model of the Schooner Yacht "Atlantic" 
Gold Award - Ship In Bottle model of the 
"Gazela"


Published Magazine Articles

 The following articles were written by John Fox III and published in "Model Ship Builder Magazine", Phoenix Publications, Inc. 

"The Canadian Fishing Schooner Bluenose In A Bottle", in two parts 
Issue No. 56 November/December 1988, Issue No. 55 September/October 1988 

"U.S. Schooner America In A Bottle", in two parts 
Issue No. 63 January/February 1990, Issue No. 62 November/December 1989 

"Masts And Yards For A Ship In Bottle Model
Issue No. 73 September/October 1991 

"Computer Drafting of Ship Model Plans", in two parts 
Issue No. 82 March/April 1993, Issue No. 81 January/February 1993, 

"Ship In Bottle Model of Flying Cloud", in three parts 
Issue No. 85 September/October 1993, 
Cover features photograph  of Flying Cloud Model 
Issue No. 86 November/December 1993, Issue No. 87 January/February 1994, 

"Sloop of War Providence As A Ship In A Bottle", in six parts 
Issue No. 95 May/June 1995, Issue No. 96 July/August 1995, 
Issue No. 97 September/October 1995, Issue No. 98 November/December 1995, 
Issue No. 99 January/February 1996, Issue No. 100 March/April 1996 

"Old Ironsides As A Ship In A Bottle", in six parts 
Issue No. 110 November/December 1997, Issue No. 111 January/February 1998, 
Issue No. 112 March/April 1998, Cover features photograph of  Old Ironsides Model 
Issue No. 113 May/June 1998, Issue No. 114 July/August 1998, 
Issue No. 115 September/October 1998 

"The Lighter Side of Ship In Bottle Modeling
Issue No. 121 September/October 1999

The following articles were written by John Fox III and published in "The Bottle Shipwright", 
the Journal of the Ship In Bottle Association of America 

"Making Miniature Cannons & Carraiges
Issue No. 1994-4, 4th Quarter 1994 

"Variations On A Theme", in three parts 
Issue No. 1996-3,  3rd Quarter 1996, Issue No. 1996-4, 4th Quarter 1996, 
Issue No. 1997-1, 1st Quarter 1997

"Inside Bottle/Bulb Measuring Tool"
Issue No. 2006-2,  2nd Quarter 2006

"Making A Jig For Miniature Grating", in three parts 
Issue No. 2006-3,  3rd Quarter 2006, Issue No. 2006-4, 4th Quarter 2006
Issue No. 2007-2, 2nd Quarter 2007

"Small Chisel/Cutting Tool"
Issue No. 2007-1,  1st Quarter 2007

"Shearwater - Details"
Issue No. 2008-1,  1st Quarter 2008

"Christian Radich - An Early Project"
Issue No. 2009-4,  4th Quarter 2009

"Shandygaff"
Issue No. 2011-3,  3rd Quarter 2011

The following articles were written by John Fox III and published in "Nautical Research Journal", 
the Journal of the Nautical Research Guild 

"BonHomme Richard as a ship in light bulb model" , in two parts
Autumn 2012 Vol. 57 No. 3,  3rd Quarter 2012, Winter 2012 Vol. 57 No. 4, 4th Quarter 2012

 

John has recently finished re-editing all the above articles into "web" format type articles, and is offering a DVD with these articles for sale. The Computer Drafting of Ship Model Plans is not included on the disc, as that article was written too long ago for it to be applicable to more modern computers and software. There are also eight new articles on the DVD, Sail Making for Miniature Ship Models,  Hull Construction, Making Hidden Mast Hinges, Opening a Light Bulb, Easily Made Circular Punch, Making Minaiature Ship's Boats"; this article includes an embedded link to a 13 minute video, included on the disc, The Eygthene 23 "Sombrero" in a Light Bulb, The Totally Hidden Mast Hinge, there is also a 10 minute video on Making Thread Blocks (Pulleys}. The Shandygaff article includes a link to a 35 minute video, included on the disc.Use the email lnk provided on the Email page of this site to drop John a message if you are interested in purchasing the article DVD. This DVD is current as of July 2013.

The article DVD is available for $40.00 each, including postage, to a continental US address..

 

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