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Billing Boats Andrea Gail Perfect Storm

Part No:
B608

Price: 102.00 (Including VAT at 20%)
Euros: 115.26(Inc VAT) / US Dollars: US$110.50(Tax Free)

Billing Boats Andrea Gail
The Andrea Gail, an un-inspected commercial fishing vessel departed Gloucester Harbour, Massachusetts, September 20, 1991 with six crewmembers on board. The crew intended to make a fishing trip for swordfish in the area of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, Canada. The vessel began its return voyage to Gloucester, MA. on October 26-27, 1991. On October 30, 1991, the vessel was reported overdue by the owner, Mr. Robert Brown. An extensive air and sea search was conducted utilizing U.S. and Canadian Cape Cod MA. However, the search did not locate the vessel or any of the crewmembers.

Plank on frame construction
Scale: 1:60
Length: 36cm
Beam: 10.5cm
Height 27.5cm

The Andrea Gail, an un-inspected commercial fishing vessel departed Gloucester Harbour, Massachusetts, September 20, 1991 with six crewmembers on board. The crew intended to make a fishing trip for swordfish in the area of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, Canada. The vessel began its return voyage to Gloucester, MA. on October 26-27, 1991. On October 30, 1991, the vessel was reported overdue by the owner, Mr. Robert Brown. An extensive air and sea search was conducted utilizing U.S. and Canadian Cape Cod MA. However, the search did not locate the vessel or any of the crewmembers. The vessel and six crewmembers remain missing and are presumed lost at sea in a major storm, referred to as the "Perfect Storm" by a meteorologist and made famous by Sebastian Junger’s book (the book was later turned into a Hollywood movie). The sword fishermen were Captain William "Billy" Tyne, Robert "Bobby" Shatford of Gloucester, Dale Murphy and Michael "Bugsy" Moran of Bradenton Beach FL., David "Sully" Sullivan and Alfred Pierre of New York City

Scale: 1:60
Length: 36cm
Beam: 10.5cm
Height 27.5cm

This kit features: plank on frame construction, laser cut plywood keel and frame components, wooden superstructure and decks, hull and deck fittings in brass and/or plastic, mast and spars in ramin, rigging cord in various sizes. Includes Full size plan sheets and an instruction manual with English Text.

Billing Boats Level: Beginner

Billing Boats Paint Colours recommended for this model:
BCA001 White
BCA002 Emerald
BCA004 Orange
BCA006 Hull Red
BCA011 Black
BCA012 Pale Grey
BCA015 Silver
BCA017 Clear Poly Varnish
BCA032 Lime

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