Model Shipways Long Boat 18th Century MS1457
Product Code: TAS083500
The longboat was the largest boat aboard an 18th Century ship. The ship's principal lifeboat, it was also used for coming and going to the ship to transport supplies and take empty water casks ashore to be filled with fresh water. Longboats were kept fully provisioned at all times in case of an emergency.
Admiralty model without the intricacies of rigging
Double plank on bulkhead construction
Laser cut wooden parts for ease of construction
True to scale cast metal, brass and hardwood fittings
Two sheets of detailed plans
Illustrated step by step instruction manual
Plans, instructions and prototype model by Chuck Passaro. Wooden display base included.