Retired: Master Naval Engineer
Own an Affordable Piece of History.....
Ship Plan Drawings...by Master Plan Maker Ed Wiswesser
Whether you want to create your own precise model, or you simply would like the technically
accurate plans for a particular Navy ship, get the very best. Windjammer-arts.com is honored to
include the plans of Master Plan Maker Ed Wiswesser in our collection.
At 97, Ed Wiswesser is still regarded as a premier Naval plan expert, with his work used by
hundreds of classic model makers, 3D model makers and Hollywood filmmakers, including the
models used in the John Wayne film "In Harm's Way."
All Wiswesser plans are general arrangement layouts, including top view, profile, bow
views, hull sections and bridge deck plans. They include all pertinent data to allow a
model maker complete accuracy in creating a ship model.
Sizes available include:
Standard plans scale: 1/32nd inch=1 foot, or 1/384ft =1 ft....very close to the 1/400 scale.
Double size or X-Series plans scale: 1/16th, or 1/192nd scale.
Double Double size, or XX-Series plans scale: 1/18th, or 1/96th scale.
George Bieda has been painting and drawing as a Naval and Aviation Artist
for over 43 years. Having also served in the navy on submarines, destroyers,
cruisers, aircraft carriers, amphibious ships, and fleet auxiliaries, George has
combined his love for painting and drawing and his experience at sea to work as
a full time artist. He counts the USN, USCG, USMC, USAF, NOAA, NASA,
Lockheed Aircraft, Newport New Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. among his customers
and has served on the Bremerton Naval Museum's Staff and Board of Directors for 17 years.
He has created over 22,000 ship and aircraft drawings and has painted over 500 oil paintings.