Amerigo Vespucci Model-1

400

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

Description

Amerigo Vespucci Ship Model

Origin: Italian

Year: 1931

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.

Additional information

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 80 × 30 × 52 cm