Constellation was famous American...
Constellation was famous American frigate with many diverse activities.
Scale 1:85, Length: 1035 mm, Height: 71 mm
Display scale kit difficulty: 2
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It is difficult to encounter in the history of sailing vessels a ship with so many diverse activities during her active life as the American frigate U.S. Constellation. In fact she started her active life in 1798 and was withdrawn from service in 1955. Her missions were various. She seized numerous ships, and defended the Hawaii Islands against annexation by the British in 1845 and 1849. She was also the first US warship to visit China in 1842 and was assigned as a school ship in 1871. Today she brings back glorious memories to tens of thousands of tourists who visit her each year in Baltimore. If she could talk, she could tell us a great deal of American History.
This intermediate kit would be suitable for anyone who has previous model building experience.
Artesania Latina's kit is double plank-on-bulkhead. It features brass hardware such as eyebolts, stanchions, rings, hinges and more. A highly detailed brass bow (figurehead) and stern parts are also included.
The kit includes all hull planking strakes, masts, bowsprit, spools of rigging thread and all other necessary details. Pre-sewn sails ready for rigging are also included along with excellent plans and detailed instruction.
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