Charles W. Morgan Ship Model Kit
Designed by naval architect Ben Lankford, our Model Shipways' kit replicates the Charles W. Morgan as a double topsail bark of 1892-1908. Lankford's precise drawings (a set of six) are based on plans for the 1983 restoration, provided by Mystic Seaport. A 40 page step-by-step instruction book includes many of the author's own photographs of the reconstructed vessel.
Plank-on-bulkhead construction of the Charles W. Morgan by Model Shipways uses laser cut basswood for the hull components. Wooden bow and stern filler blocks help you shape the real ship. We supply 75 feet of copper sheathing to cover the hull below the waterline. Wooden yards and mast, 140 deadeyes in three sizes, nearly 200 single and double blocks, four diameters of black standing rigging and two of tan running rigging duplicate the rig plan of the original whaler. An assortment of fine metal fitting includes brass ship's bell, belaying pins, eyebolts, spilt rings, strips, wire and chain, anchors, bilge pump, chocks, cleats, fire door, chimney, and galley stack. Seven whaleboats are to be assembled from laser cut wooden parts. (Display base and pedestals not included.)
Length 30-3/4" / Height 25" / Scale 3/16" = 1 ft (1:64)
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