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BPBCo MGB/MTB 71ft 6ins hull and sprayshield 1:72 Scale

BPBCo MGB/MTB 71ft 6ins hull and sprayshield 1:72 Scale

3.50

Coastal Craft Water Transfer Sheet for the 71ft 6ins BPBCo ...
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Fairmile D RAF LRRC numbers. Round style large numbers.

Fairmile D RAF LRRC numbers. Round style large numbers.

3.50

Coastal Craft Water Slide Transfer Sheet for the Fairmile D ...
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Aeronaut Jonny Harbour Tug

Aeronaut Jonny Harbour Tug

379.00

Aeronaut Jonny Model Boat Kit. Jonny is a compact and manouverable ...
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RO-Marin Sea Jet Evolution

RO-Marin Sea Jet Evolution

169.99

Ro-Marin Sea Jet Evolution After many successful years, the time is ...
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Fairmile D RAF LLRC 1:72 Scale

Fairmile D RAF LLRC 1:72 Scale

3.50

Coast Craft.Water Slide Transfers for the Fairmile D RAF LLRC numbers ...
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Vosper Hull and Sprayshield numbers

Vosper Hull and Sprayshield numbers

3.50

Water slide transfer for the Vosper Hull and Sprayshield. in ...
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Vosper 73ft Type I & II MTB Hull Numbers 1;72 Scale

Vosper 73ft Type I & II MTB Hull Numbers 1;72 Scale

3.50

Water slide transfer for the Vosper 73ft Type I & II ...
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Vosper hull and sprayshield numbers (Black - 'square') 1:72 Scale

Vosper hull and sprayshield numbers (Black - 'square') 1:72 Scale

3.50

Water Slide transfers for the Vosper hull and sprayshield numbers ( ...
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Universal Joint - Red

Universal Joint - Red

2.54

Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete. Old Part No. ...
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Threaded Coupling Insert M4

Threaded Coupling Insert M4

2.29

M4 Threaded Insert Old Part No. C8011
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Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

2.29

3.2mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8016
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1022 White Wood Filler

1022 White Wood Filler

4.90

White wood filler, very light, quick drying and sands easily, specially ...
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Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

2.29

4mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8007
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AP9105W Dull Black 18ml

AP9105W Dull Black 18ml

2.18

Sold in 18ml bottles, Admiralty Paints Dull Black is a scale ...
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Universal Joint - Black

Universal Joint - Black

2.54

Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete.
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Modelcraft Electric Plank Bender (240V)

Modelcraft Electric Plank Bender (240V)

29.95

Ideal for bending planking strips to the desired curvature. The ...
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Sultana 1:64

Model Shipways Sultana 1:64

Sultana by Model Shipways - Solid Hull Kit
Built by Benjamin Hollowell in Boston in 1767, Sultana was seaworthy far beyond her size of 51 feet. The Royal Navy bought her in 1768, and she became one of Britain's most effective weapons in the fight against smugglers.

Solid Hull Construction
Length: 432mm
Height: 381mm
Scale 1:64

Sultana by Model Shipways - Solid Hull Kit
Built by Benjamin Hollowell in Boston in 1767, Sultana was seaworthy far beyond her size of 51 feet. The Royal Navy bought her in 1768, and she became one of Britain's most effective weapons in the fight against smugglers.

One of our most popular kits, the Model Shipways Sultana features a machine carved basswood hull that requires only light shaping and sanding. Other wooden parts, including the 2-1/8" ship's boat, are laser cut for a perfect fit. Plank-scored decking, spars, wood materials and eight cast metal swivel guns are all included. For historical accuracy, original rigging is duplicated with cotton cordage and 67 wooden blocks. Detailed plans by Ben Lankford and a 24 page instruction manual help you build an authentic replica. (Display base and brass pedestals are not included.)

Solid Hull Construction
Length: 432mm
Height: 381mm
Scale 1:64
Entry Level

Even if you’ve never built a model before, you can build this beautiful colonial schooner. Kit includes a pre-carved basswood hull, wooden parts, brass and cast metal fittings, nylon rigging, clear plans & instructions. (Wooden display base not included)

History of the Sultana
Built in the yard of renowned Boston Shipwright Benjamin Hallowell in 1767, Sultana might have gone on to little historical note if it weren't for chance. Sir Thomas Asquith, the wealthy merchant she was built for, decided she was too expensive to upkeep. Instead, he arranged for Sultana to be bought into a new fleet the Admiralty was assembling, small, quick ships to patrol the North America coast as Revenue Cutters.

Sultana survived a wintertime crossing from Boston to London unscathed, the Admiralty was initially disappointed with her. Promised as a 65 ton Schooner, roughly the size they sought, in reality, she was 52 tons - not large enough to accommodate a full schooner's crew of 30, and not stout enough in her timber to mount a single carriage gun on her decks. Still, the Shipwrights said of her "Appears well wrot and put together," and in the summer of 1768 she was fitted with topmasts, more sail, 8-1/2 pound swivel guns and a crew of 25 with newly commissioned Lieutenant John Inglis, a Philadelphia native, loyal to the Crown, in command.

Lieutenant Inglis and David Bruce, Sultana's Master and second in command, both kept meticulous logs of the vessel's position and duties for every day of her four and a half years of Naval service. Their entries, conjoined with the draughts made in the Deptford Yard and muster books of all 101 men who sailed aboard Sultana, make her one of the most well documented vessels of the Colonial period. Additionally they shed light onto previously unknown historical incidents - such as Inglis and Bruce dining with then Colonel George Washington at his Mt. Vernon Estate in 1770 - and mark the steady rise of Colonial disdain for British Rule.

In October 1772, after four years of hard patrolling, searching hundreds of vessels yet only making one seizure, Sultana was ordered back to England. That May she had been challenged by the crew of the Brig Caroline, while the previous year angry Colonists nearly put her to flames while she lay at anchor off Newport. Once the British Naval ensign ceased intimidating Colonial Ships, Sultana lost much of her authority and without it any merchantman with a carriage gun was more than her match for her overworked and under-armed crew.

Daring yet another North Atlantic crossing - this time getting knocked down onto her beam ends and surviving only by cutting away a small boat and essential provisions - Sultana arrived in England in December 1772 and was sold out of service the following January. The detailed records of the Navy cease at that point, and nothing of her fate is known in certainty.

Part No: MS2016


Price: 89.95 (Including VAT at 20%)
Euros: 101.65 (Inc VAT) / US Dollars: US$101.20 (Tax Free)




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