Ship model US fisheries research schooner Grampus of 1886

 

Ship model US fisheries research schooner Grampus of 1886

 

Ship name USFC Grampus
Scale 1 : 50
Length 87 cm
Width 15  cm
Height 73  cm
Material hull Wood
Photos 1 Total views
Photos 2 Views of details
Price 3000 Euro
Transport cost Please inquire


 

 

 

 

 

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The history of the USFC Grampus


The schooner Grampus was built for the US Fisheries Commission in 1886 at Noank, Connecticut. She got a new design of higher speed and safety compared to traditional fishing schooners of the time. Grampus was in use for 31 years and conducted successful research investigations for fish culture in New England.

There is more detail information on Grampus' design and history on
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USFC_Grampus
https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/new-england-mid-atlantic/us-fish-commission-schooner-grampus-1886
http://penbay.org/cof/COF_1887_10.pdf

 

  

The Grampus model, photos, description and dimensions
 
 

The model was built by a very experienced model maker with great care of details. 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 USFC Grampus is a fine and pleasant piece of work, a masterpiece. The elegant lines of the schooner ship are clearly shown in the model.
The ship model is 1 : 50 scale. Length is 87 cm, width 15 cm, height 73 cm.

There is a display case for the model made of wood and (rather poor, high reflection) acrylic glass which may be used as protection when picking up the model with your car. The display case will not be shipped on air cargo. The case is 93 cm long, 21 cm wide, 76 cm high.

The model looks best when set without a display case.

 

 

Price of the ship model and transport


The price of the model is 3000 Euro, plus transport cost.

Transport: The ship model can be secured in a transport box. This way, delivery by truck or air cargo over long distances can be safely done.
If you live close by, picking up the model with your car may be a good way, too.

The ship model is available at my showroom in Recklinghausen. Here is information on how to order a ship model and how the transport can be arranged.
 

Please contact me, if you are interested in the ship model.

Dr. Michael Czytko, Kuehlstr. 31, D-45659 Recklinghausen, Germany,
Tel. +49 2361 59757, email: michael.czytko@t-online.de .

If you come by car, it is easy to find my home.


  Contact:  Tel. +49 2361 59757

Email:  michael.czytko@t-online.de

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