The sailing trawler MASTERHAND LT 1203 of Lowestoft
The MASTERHAND model, photos, description and dimensions
The plans, history and full description of the building of MASTERHAND can be found in the book by Edgar J. March, Sailing Trawlers: The Story of Deep Sea Fishing with Longline and Trawl, David & Charles Ltd., Newton Abbot, Devon, England, 1970, ISBN 7153 4711 X.
This model was built by Jan van den Heuvel, 4553 BD Philippine, Netherlands, over the years 1988 - 1998 with great care of details. It was built in all of its interior and the timberwork like a real ship. The model is a true masterpiece, and photos of various stages in construction are available.
The model is 1 : 20 scale. Length over all is 165 cm (bowsprit and
mizzen boom included), width is 29 cm, height is 130 cm (model stand
The ship 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.