The Radaviso SALAMANDER of the Prussian navy was built in 1857. She was
equipped with two rudders and could drive equally forward and backward.
She was used as coast guard ship and was armed with four 40-pounder
cannons. Her overall length was 63 m.
Here are some high-resolution photos of the ship model with 280 - 600
view from starboard, a
view from starboard ahead, the
view from port, the
paddle wheels, the
boat and the foredeck, a
midship view from astern, a
midship view from port ahead.
The ship model's hull was made from ebony, the paddle wheels from metal.
Length is 110 cm, width 32 cm, height 57 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.