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Ship model  English bomb ketch GLORY of 1760


Ship model English bomb ketch GLORY of 1760


Ship name Bomb ketch GLORY
Scale 1 : 60
Length 76  cm
Width 27 cm
Height 67 cm
Material hull Wood
Photos 1 Total views
Photos 2 Views of details
Price sold
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Development of the bomb ketch ship type

The use of mortars as ships' artillery came up in 17th century. Bomb ketches were difficult to sail, as there were large mortars on the foredeck in place of the fore-mast. To withstand the recoil of the cannons with their heavy projectiles, the bomb ketches had to have a massive and firm hull, with sturdy beams supporting the deck from below.


The bomb ketch model, photos, description and dimensions

This finely worked model is 1 : 60 scale. It was built as a waterline model. Much effort was put in showing intricate details of the ship.

The model was built in the 1970s and has been diligently restored.

Length is 76 cm, width 27 cm, height 67 cm. The ship is on port tack in quartering wind.

Have a look at the set of photos. There are several views of the entire ship model taken from all directions, and several closer views of hull, deck and rigging. Click images to enlarge!


This model has already been sold. The pictures and the data are shown in the 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.

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