Kit includes detailed instruction book, laser cut wood parts, planking and all fittings needed to complete the basic model.
These boats were used by whalers to harpoon whales. They had the same shape in the bow as well as the stern for rowing in both directions. 60,000 whaleboats were constructed by the American whaling industry from 1720 to 1920. They lasted no more than three years due a rigorous life and were discarded throughout the coastal US. A dozen or two have survived and have become a part of today’s museum collection. Currently, some USCG whaleboats are used as lifeboats and safety vessels aboard some marine vessels.
Scale : 1:40
Length: 12-1/4"Width: 3-1/8"Height: 1-3/8"