Old Modern T003 Amerigo Vespucci Ship Model Statue
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This is Museum-quality, Fully Assembled model of the Italian Amerigo Vespucci. The model is 100% hand built from scratch using “plank on frame” construction method. Great master craftsmen have spent more than 150 hours to finish it. This replica is painted white. The finish is very smooth. It comes with magnificent details which include metal anchors and cannons, detailed stairway, Italian national & navy flags, and intricate advanced rigging. No plastic parts! Comes on a solid wood base, with metal nameplate.
- The Amerigo Vespucci is a tall ship of the Marina Militare, named after the explorer Amerigo Vespucci. Its home port is Livorno, Italy. As of 2008, she is still in use as a school ship. In 1925, the Regia Marina ordered two school ships to be built following a design by Lieutenant Colonel Francesco Rotundi of the Italian Navy Engineering Corps, inspired by the style of large late 18th century 74-cannon ships of the line. The first of these two ships, the Cristoforo Colombo, was put into service in 1928 and was used by the Italian Navy until 1943. After World War II, this ship was handed over to the USSR as part of the war reparations and was shortly afterwards decommissioned. The Amerigo Vespucci in the harbor of New York, 1976The second ship of the design was the Amerigo Vespucci. The ship was built in 1930 at the (formerly Royal) Naval Shipyard of Castellammare di Stabia (Naples). She was launched on February 22, 1931, and was put into service in July of that year. The vessel is a full rigged three masted steel hull 82.4 m (270.34 ft) long, with an overall length of 101 m (331 ft) including the bowsprit and a maximum width of 15.5 m (51 ft). She has a draught of about 7 meters (23 ft) and a displacement at full load of 4146 tons. Under auxiliary diesel-electric propulsion power, the Amerigo Vespucci reaches a top speed of 10 knots and has an autonomy of 5450 nm (at 6.5 knots).
|Statues & Figurines Subject||Sailing|
|Statues & Figurines Type||Floor Stands, Table Top|
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