The pilot boat Pinky Dove of 1875
Pinky schooners were popular New England
fishing vessels. They sailed out of local Cape Ann harbors from the early
1700s till early twentieth century were known for their seaworthiness (source:
Harold Burnham). As they usually were smaller vessels, the
crew fished over the
The Pinky Dove model, photos, description and dimensions
This model was built by J.P. van den Heuvel in 1987
with the intentions to show the framing and parts of the planking only.
Different sorts of woods were used to clearly indicate each frame and
Full plans, scantlings and history of this ship can be found in the book “The American Fishing Schooners 1825 – 1935” by Howard I. Chapelle, Norton & Company, New York 1973, ISBN 0-393-031233.
This model was built in all of the timberwork like a real ship. The model is a masterpiece.
The model is 1 : 20 scale. Length over all is 75 cm, width is 21 cm, height is 26 cm (model stand included).
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.