Built at the Baltimore shipyards in 1840, the Albatros was designed to defend our Atlantic coast. Her smooth, narrow hull and large sail area made her fast and easily maneuverable.
Double plank-on-bulkhead kit by OcCre features laser-cut wooden parts. Accurately detailed fittings include boxwood blocks and deadeyes, brass eyebolts, rings and belaying pins, white metal winch and lifeboat, three diameters of rigging line and more. Eight antiqued metal cannons serve as armament. A full complement of sails is pre-sewn and ready to rig. Wooden display cradle and a metal nameplate included.
Length: 22-1/2", Height: 16",
Intermediate Level Kit
For display use only.For new or limited experience wood modelers,
we strongly recommend the technique book
Ship Modeling Simplified.
Please note: The manufacturer of this wood kit is based in Spain.
Although complete plans and instructions are included, the limited English instructions
provided require critical thinking and some modification as needed.
This is not a build by numbers kit, and is not for everyone. Additional technique books, and or
access to the advice of an experienced wood modeler or wood model club is
Required items: (not included)
CA Glue, Wood glue, Varnish, Paint, Paint Brush, Small Hammer,
Tweezers, Hole Punch, Hobby Knife, Pin Drill, Sandpaper.
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