Ship model ENDEAVOUR
James Cook and his ship ENDEAVOUR
The ENDEAVOUR became famous as the expedition ship of
Cook. He set sail on 25 August 1768 from Plymouth to his study of
the South Seas. On that journey he went to Tahiti, Tubuai and other
islands, then to New Zealand, the northeast coast of Australia, and
finally to Batavia. Via the Cape of Good Hope he returned to England,
where he could throw anchors in the Downs on 12 July 1771.
The ENDEAVOUR ship model, photos, description and dimensions
Please take your time to have a good look at the set of photos. There
several views of the entire model and of details. 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. (If you use Microsoft
Internet Explorer or Firefox, press F11 to minimize
navigation bars and have a larger screen with the photos.)
This excellently worked ship model of the ENDEAVOUR is 1 : 60 scale.
Length is 85 cm, width 25 cm, height 77 cm.
This model has been already sold. The pictures and the data are shown in
gallery of the ship models sold only to let enthusiasts and model
makers enjoy the photos and maybe get ideas or some guidance, if someone
builds such a model by himself.