Ship model French barquentine COTE
Scale 1 : 60, length 116 cm, width 34 cm, height 75 cm,
More photos: of
entire ship and of details. Click on the photos for high resolution
barquentine COTE D'ÉMERAUDE was built 1925 in Saint-Malo, France,
and used for cod fishing off Newfoundland. The dimensions of the ship
according to Lloyd's Register of 1932 were length (water-line) 42.6 m,
width 9.75 m, 380 tons.
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the set of photos. If you click on a photo you will get that photo
in high resolution. Only these high resolution photographs show how much
work and handicraft ability were put in the model.
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This superb model of the COTE D'ÉMERAUDE was built to plans of the Musée
de la Marine in Paris. It is a true masterpiece that took 2400 work
hours to make. The sails are set as on port tack in quartering wind. The
foremast has the flag for requesting a pilot, the mainmast shows the
name flag of the ship and the name of the model maker, Spors. The
mizzenmast has the flags for the year the model was built, 2005.
nthusiasts and model
makers enjoy the photos and maybe get ideas or some guidance, if someone
builds such a model by himself.
The ship model is 1 : 60 scale. Length is 116 cm, width 34 cm, height 75