Artesania Latina 22110 1/50 scale Swift 1805 Virginia Pilot Boat
HISTORY OF A MYTHICAL SHIP: VIRGINIA PILOT BOAT SWIFT The Swift was an early 19th-century Virginia pilot ship. Light-weight and overpowered twin master ship, it safely guided larger incoming vessels into port.
In short, these types of boats were used to guide large ships in and out of ports. In this case, they helped those on the North American East Coast because they were easy to maneuver, fast and light.
Pilot boats technical features let the great naval powers of the time to enlarge them creating the famous Baltimore Clippers class.
CONTENTS OF SWIFT PILOT BOAT WOODEN MODELING KIT This kit includes:
DVD for computer or laptop (PC or Mac) with a step-by-step assembly guide with pictures. The kit does not include printed instructions. Video tutorials and tips on DVD. A 1:1 scale color plan. Laser cut wooden parts. Pre-sewn cotton sails included. Pre-cut parts of brass. Exhibition base included. Paint your model ship with the Paints Set for American Schooners Models (Swift and others), for sale separately. Once it is built, this faithful miniature replica measures 24.48'' (622mm) length, 4.72'' (120mm) width and 17.24'' (438mm) height.
Brand: Artesania Latina
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