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Mamoli Roter Lowe Dutch Galleon 1597 1:55

Part No:
MV19
Brand:
Mamoli

Price: 270.00 incl. VAT
Approx: 297.00 / US$290.25






Mamoli Rotor Lowe
The galleon Roter Löwe was built in the Netherlands in the 1597 and was bought in 1601 by the Council of Königsberg on account of the Elector of Brandenburg. It was in service as a vedette-boat in Pillau from 1602 to 1605 under captain Peter Hintze’s command. The actual dimensions of the Roter Löwe are unknown, however, using the tonnage of 240 tons with the construction methods at that time, it was possible to reconstruct a ship having a length of 28 metres from prow to stern and a width of about 8 metres.

Equipment: 12 iron guns on the lower deck - 4 guns to launch stone balls on the deck and 2 other for the retreat - 4 culverins. Crew: estimated at 30 hands.

The Mamoli Roter Lowe kit features the following:
A Double planked hull construction using Lime and Walnut strips, pre cut frames and keel, deck planked in tanganyika, fittings made from brass, walnut, boxwood, and beech, wooden masts and spars, brass cannon barrels, rigging cord and silk flags. Full size plan sheets and a multi language instruction manual.

Scale 1:55
Length 720mm
Height 540mm


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