Loch Ard was a clipper which was wrecked in the bight between Moonlight Head and Port Campbell, just off the Shipwreck Coast of Victoria, Australia in 1878. The name was drawn from Loch Ard, a loch which lies to the west of Aberfoyle, and to the east of Loch Lomond. It means “high lake” in Scottish Gaelic.Loch Ard belonged to the Loch Line, a major shipping line operating between Great Britain and Australia. It was a three-masted clipper ship, of 263′ in length, with a tonnage of 1693 tonnes, and was constructed by Barclay, Curdle & Co. of Glasgow
Loch Ard (Version Painted)
Dimension: Length 90 x width 24 x Height 58 cm
Grade A / Museum Quality
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The Construction of the Boat.
- We place a layer of fiberglass on the hull’s planks and painted with acrylic paint.
- The deck made with small planks of Beech wood.
- The masts, lifeboats and other pieces on the deck are made with Acajou, Beech and Teak wood.
- The Sculptures and anchors are molded in Zinc metal and painted.
- Ornaments are turning in Solid Brass.
- The Cotton sails.
- Ropes are cotton and nylon waxed in the bee wax to do the rigging