|Ship name||Gedeckte Aak|
|Scale||1 : 40|
|Photos 1||Total views|
|Photos 2||Views of details|
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Open aaks could only work on canals or small rivers. For the Rhine river with its bigger swell a higher freeboard was required or a closed deck ("Gedeckte Aak").
By the end of 19th century the towing by horses was replaced by steam tug boats.
The ship model was built with sails. There are more pictures, 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 of a Gedeckte Aak is a beautiful, fine piece of work. The ship model is 1 : 40 scale. Length is 62 cm, width 14 cm, height 51 cm.
The ship model can be taken out of the stand, e.g. for transport.
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.