Amerigo Vespucci Model-1
Dimension: Length 72 x Width 20 x Height 42cm.
Grade C / Quality Standard.
Construction of the boat:
- We place a layer of fiberglass on the hull’s planks and painted with acrylic paint.
- Deck made with small planks of Oak wood.
- Masts, lifeboats and other pieces on the deck are made with acajou wood, Beech wood and Teak wood.
- Sculptures and anchors are molded in Zinc metal and painted.
- Ornaments turned into Solid Brass.
- The Cotton sails are tinted in the tea.
- Ropes are cotton and nylon waxed in the bee wax to do the rigging
Amerigo Vespucci Ship Model
School ship of the Italian Navy, still in use today.
Rig: Three Square Mats
Shipyard: Castellammare di Stabia
Home port: La Spezia
Training Ship :
The Training ship Amerigo Vespucci is a tall ship of the Italian Navy. (Marina Militare) named after the explorer Amerigo Vespucci.
Its home port is La Spezia, Italy, and it is in use as a school ship.
In 1925 the Italian Military Navy ordered two school ships: Firstly, 74 cannon ships named Cristoforo Colombo in 1928.
Secondly, the Amerigo Vespucci in 1931. However, she is the only three-decker three-masted full-rigged ship to still be in use today.
|Dimensions||80 × 30 × 52 cm|