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Ship model - cutter SHARKE


Ship model British cutter SHARKE


Ship name SHARKE
Scale 1 : 50
Length 84 cm
Width 27 cm
Height 61 cm
Material hull Wood
Photos 1 Several views of the model
Photos 2   -  
Price sold
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Historical background of the ship

The British cutter SHARKE was built in 1711 at the Deptford dockyards on the Thames River. She was designed for speed. With her large sail area and because of her shallow draught and minimal tonnage she could follow smugglers anywhere, even up shallow rivers and over dangerous shoals. With her ten pounder cannons she could easily fight any small boat.


The ship model, photos, description and dimensions

The finely worked model of the cutter is 1 : 50 scale. Length is 84 cm, width 27 cm, height 61 cm. The extensive sails of the model clearly make for the impression of speed and mobility.

There are more pictures: several views of the entire model and of details. 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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