Model Shipways Bluenose Canadian Schooner 1:64 Scale. By Model Expo Plank-on-Bulkhead Kit. Was built in Nova Scotia in 1921 to fish the rough waters off the coast of Newfoundland.A salt banker type, she stayed out until her holds were full, using salt to preserve the catch. Was lost on a reef near Haiti in 1946, but an exact replica was launched in 1963. Model Shipways' kit is the most authentic representation of any.
And now, thanks to newly drawn plans and revised instruction book by Ben Lankford, it's ever more accurate and easier to build. Plank-on-bulkhead construction uses laser cut basswood parts for a perfect fit. Flexible basswood strips are supplied for planking the hull.Fittings are true to the originals, and include wooden blocks and deadeyes, Brass ring and eyebolts, plus Britannia metal bilge pump, fife rail and anchors. Three diameters of rigging line and cotton sailcloth ensure an impressive model. Display base with brass pedestals not included.
Length 32" / Height 26-1/2" / Scale 3/16 = 1 ft (1:64). We are ModelExpo, hobby specialists who have been serving modelers worldwide since 1976. We manufacture our Model Shipways products - along with our other brands - in Miami, FL. Model Shipways has manufactured kits since 1946 and is world-renown for its supreme accurate depictions of historic vessels from the golden age of sail and more, ranging in skill level from beginner to expert.Our kits have been designed by leading naval architects and historical authorities to a fanatical level of detail, enabling the builder to achieve museum-quality replicas. Fully illustrated instruction manuals and actual size plan sheets will assure you a smooth and successful build. And you can always reach us for advice. Our master modelers will be glad to help.
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