Scale 1 : 24, length 63 cm, width 15 cm, height 61 cm,
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The zeesenboot type of fishing vessel at the German coast of the
zeesenboot is a type of fishing vessel that was developed for the
shallow coastal waters of the southern Baltic Sea coast. The fishing net
was held by two booms at bow and stern while
the ship was slowly drifting with wind abeam and sails close-hauled.
The type of vessel shown here in this model was the kind that was built
in the 1880s after introducing the center board for stabilization,
instead of the leeboards used before.
The zeesenboot model, photos, description and dimensions
On deck the ship model shows the all the booms that were used for
spreading the fishing net. The small boards of the deck are partly set
aside, to allow a view on the boat's construction. The model can be
closed, if desired. Now the small parts are slightly glued, not to be
Please take your time to have a good look at the set of photos. There
several views of the entire ship model taken from all directions,
closer views of hull, deck and rigging. 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.
Viewing the high resolution photos: If you use Microsoft Internet
Explorer or Firefox, press F11 to minimize navigation bars and have a
larger screen with the photos. The high resolution photos are about 12
megapixel. So they are about 10 - 20 times larger than your 0.5 -
1.3 megapixel computer screen. Most browsers by default downsize the
pictures to screen size, so you cannot see all the details of the ship
models. To see the original resolution move the mouse over the
pictures and click on the magnifying lens.
nthusiasts and model
makers enjoy the photos and maybe get ideas or some guidance, if someone
builds such a model by himself.
This model of the zeesenboot is a true masterpiece in detailing hull and
rigging. It is fixed on its stand. The ship model is 1 : 24 scale.
Length is 63 cm, width 15 cm, height 61 cm.