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Yacht Winch 13mm (2)

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Mantua HM Endeavour Bark 1768 1:60 (774)

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Mantua HM Endeavour Bark 1768 1:60

Mantua HM Endeavour Bark 1768 1:60

In February of 1768 the Royal Society of London petitioned King George III to finance a scientific expedition to the Pacific Ocean. The expedition's ostensible purpose was to study and observe the 1769 transit of Venus across the sun (in concert with several other observations to be made from different locations). However, a more pragmatic reason was to be relayed to her captain by the Admiralty in additional instructions; namely, to search out the southern Pacific for signs of the postulated continent, Terra Australis Incognita (Unknown southern land).

The mission approved, the newly-built ship was purchased by the Royal Navy for the sum of £2307 5s. 6d. and assigned for use in the Society's expedition. She was renamed Endeavour after a major refit at Deptford on the River Thames in 1768, her improvements including caulking the hull and adding a third deck to prepare her for her new role as an exploration vessel. Classified by the Navy as a bark, she was known as Endeavour Bark to distinguish her from another Endeavour in the Royal Navy. She transported 94 people on her first voyage. This 18th century use of the term 'bark' should not be confused with the barques of the later 19th and early 20th century.

Alexander Dalrymple from the Royal Society was first proposed for command of the voyage, but he made it a condition that he be given a commission with rank of captain, since otherwise the crew would not be subject to naval discipline under him. First Lord of the Admiralty Edward Hawke refused, going so far as to say he would rather cut off his right hand than sign a commission trusting one of His Majesty's ships to a non-seaman! Hawke may well have had in mind a recent case of Dr Halley who was given such a commission and the sailors refused to recognise his authority.

The impasse was broken by Philip Stephens proposing James Cook who had done good work as a surveyor in Newfoundland and Labrador. The admiralty board accepted this and promoted Cook to the rank of lieutenant on 25 May 1768. (As commander of the ship he was naturally called captain by those onboard.) Dalrymple took this disappointment badly.

Other notable members on the expedition were the naturalists Sir Joseph Banks from England, Dr. Herman Spöring from Finland, Daniel Solander from Sweden (the Oxford University honoured the Swede with a Doctorate of Law after this expedition) [citation needed] and the English astronomer Charles Green, who was to be in charge of making the astronomical observations.

The Mantua kit features the following: A plank on frame hull construction, building plans with general details English instructions, lost wax brass castings walnut or lime planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched brass details, rigging cord and silk flag. All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.

Scale 1:60
Overall length: 770mm
Overall width: 230mm
Height: 655mm
Part No: 774

Price: 156.00 (Including VAT at 20%)
Euros: 185.64 (Inc VAT) / US Dollars: US$208.00 (Tax Free)


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Customers who bought this item also bought:
1. Amati Pin Pusher (Ref: A7384)
2. Hammer Cross Pein - Swiss Style (Ref: T-PHA5111)
3. Aliphatic Rapid Glue 145ml (Ref: P5524821)
4. HMS Victory (Ref: B498)

Related products:
1. 34205 Endeavour Sails Set (Ref: 34205)
2. HMS Endeavour Bark 1768 1:100 (Ref: MV47)
3. HM Bark Endeavour Paint Set (Brown) (Ref: APS9006BW)

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Tamiya RC Multi Function Control Unit - Tractor Truck "Euro Style"

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359.99

The popular Multi-Function Control (MFC) unit for R/C tractor trucks, which ...
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Twisted Shackle 3 x 10mm

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2.17

Yacht twisted Shackle 3 x 10mm
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Yacht Winch 13mm (2)

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Cap Maquettes Yacht Winch diameter 13mm Pack Qty 2
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180° Sheet Lead

180 Sheet Lead

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180 Sheet Lead for sailing yachts
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90° Sheet Lead

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90 Sheet Lead for sailing yachts
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Wind Indicator 250mm

Wind Indicator 250mm

14.34

Removable wind indicator for model yachts length 250mm
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Tamiya Freightliner Cascadia Evolution

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Tamiya Mercedes-Benz Actros - 1851 GigaSpace

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Mantua HM Endeavour Bark 1768 1:60

Cornwall Model Boats | Static Display Model Boat Kits  | Mantua Static Display Kits  | HM Endeavour Bark 1768 1:60

Mantua HM Endeavour Bark 1768 1:60

HM Endeavour Bark 1768 1:60

In February of 1768 the Royal Society of London petitioned King George III to finance a scientific expedition to the Pacific Ocean. The expedition's ostensible purpose was to study and observe the 1769 transit of Venus across the sun (in concert with several other observations to be made from different locations). However, a more pragmatic reason was to be relayed to her captain by the Admiralty in additional instructions; namely, to search out the southern Pacific for signs of the postulated continent, Terra Australis Incognita (Unknown southern land).

The mission approved, the newly-built ship was purchased by the Royal Navy for the sum of £2307 5s. 6d. and assigned for use in the Society's expedition. She was renamed Endeavour after a major refit at Deptford on the River Thames in 1768, her improvements including caulking the hull and adding a third deck to prepare her for her new role as an exploration vessel. Classified by the Navy as a bark, she was known as Endeavour Bark to distinguish her from another Endeavour in the Royal Navy. She transported 94 people on her first voyage. This 18th century use of the term 'bark' should not be confused with the barques of the later 19th and early 20th century.

Alexander Dalrymple from the Royal Society was first proposed for command of the voyage, but he made it a condition that he be given a commission with rank of captain, since otherwise the crew would not be subject to naval discipline under him. First Lord of the Admiralty Edward Hawke refused, going so far as to say he would rather cut off his right hand than sign a commission trusting one of His Majesty's ships to a non-seaman! Hawke may well have had in mind a recent case of Dr Halley who was given such a commission and the sailors refused to recognise his authority.

The impasse was broken by Philip Stephens proposing James Cook who had done good work as a surveyor in Newfoundland and Labrador. The admiralty board accepted this and promoted Cook to the rank of lieutenant on 25 May 1768. (As commander of the ship he was naturally called captain by those onboard.) Dalrymple took this disappointment badly.

Other notable members on the expedition were the naturalists Sir Joseph Banks from England, Dr. Herman Spöring from Finland, Daniel Solander from Sweden (the Oxford University honoured the Swede with a Doctorate of Law after this expedition) [citation needed] and the English astronomer Charles Green, who was to be in charge of making the astronomical observations.

The Mantua kit features the following: A plank on frame hull construction, building plans with general details English instructions, lost wax brass castings walnut or lime planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched brass details, rigging cord and silk flag. All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.

Scale 1:60
Overall length: 770mm
Overall width: 230mm
Height: 655mm
Part No: 774

Price: 156.00 (Including VAT at 20%)
Euros: 185.64 (Inc VAT) / US Dollars: US$208.00 (Tax Free)


Add Optional Pre-Stitched Sail Set (34205) - £55.80


Quantity:  


Customers who bought this item also bought:
1. Amati Pin Pusher (Ref: A7384)
2. Hammer Cross Pein - Swiss Style (Ref: T-PHA5111)
3. Aliphatic Rapid Glue 145ml (Ref: P5524821)
4. HMS Victory (Ref: B498)

Related products:
1. 34205 Endeavour Sails Set (Ref: 34205)
2. HMS Endeavour Bark 1768 1:100 (Ref: MV47)
3. HM Bark Endeavour Paint Set (Brown) (Ref: APS9006BW)

Cornwall Model Boats | Static Display Model Boat Kits  | Mantua Static Display Kits  | HM Endeavour Bark 1768 1:60