Oscar Cook

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Oscar Cook (July 7, 1920—August 11, 1995) was an optometrist. During his retirement, he focused his efforts on his hobby of model ship making. Five of his remarkable, handmade, all-wood ships were donated to the Miller Public Library in 1994. [1]



  1. Sue Sheets, “Cook doesn’t miss a single detail: The retired optometrist recreates duplicates of actual ships,” Newark Advocate (Newark, OH), June 26, 1994.