Ship model herring boat Maries Minde of Hundsted, Denmark, built in 1895


Ship model Danish herring boat Maries Minde of 1895



Scale 1 : 24, length 63 cm, width 20 cm, height 70 cm (including stand)
More photos: of entire ship, of details. Click on the photos for high resolution pictures!



The herring boat Maries Minde of Hundested, Denmark


Maries Minde was a small herring boat of Hundested, Denmark, built in Liseleje, 1895. Of the history of this specific craft is little known, except that later on an engine was installed, being a Rap motor with side propeller.

Dimensions :
Hull length: 9.73 m
Beam: 4.50 m
Depth of hull: 1.52 m

The Maries Minde model, photos, description and dimensions

This model was built by J.P. van den Heuvel in 1982, after plans provided by the “Handels- og Søfartsmuseet på “Kronborg”, Danish Maritime Museum, Helsingør.
Further information on this boat to be found in the book “Danske Bådtyper” by Christian Nielsen, Høst & Søn Forlag 1977, ISBN 87-14-27789-1.


The model is 1 : 24 scale. Length over all is 63 cm (bowsprit and mainsail boom included), width is 20 cm, height is 70 cm (model stand included). The ship can be taken out of the stand, e.g. for transport.

This model was built by Jan van den Heuvel in 1982 with great care of details. The model is a masterpiece.


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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