|Ship name||Pram from Hjerting|
|Scale||1 : 10|
|Material hull||Wood, cherry tree|
|Photos 1||Total views|
|Transport cost||Please inquire|
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This simple design pram was built in Hjerting, at the southern end of the Danish North Sea coast around 1930. It was made of spruce and had a dagger board to reduce drifting while under sail. This type of boat was very popular around Hjerting and used to catch fish with hook and line, nets and traps. The shape was similar to the dories that were carried on the large schooners of the Newfoundland fishermen.
A description and plans of the boat are given in the book by Christian Nielsen, "Wooden Boat Designs, Classic Danish Boats measured and described", Stanford Maritime, London 1980, ISBN 054007396-2.
The ship model was
built from cherry tree wood according to plans from the book by Nielsen (see
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This model of a Hjerting pram was built by Rainer Wedel, Geestland, Germany. He is model maker at the Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum (Maritime Museum of Germany) in Bremerhaven.
The boat is a very beautiful,
fine piece of work, a true master piece.
The model is 1 : 10 scale. Length is 57 cm, width 16 cm, height 46 cm. The model can be taken out of the stand, e.g. for transport.
The price of the model is 600 Euro, plus transport cost.
Transport: The ship model can be easily shipped in a transport box.
The ship model is available from the builder, Mr. Rainer Wedel, Grasacker 10, 27607 Geestland, Germany,
phone +49 4743 9132632, Email: email@example.com .
Please contact him, if you are interested in this model.