Amerigo Vespucci – running rigging and completion from 14 October 2020

Running rigging and completion  15 November 2020 Completed model 15 November 2020 Flags fore and aft   15 November 2020 Port motor boats rigged to davits 15 November 2020 Starboard after motor boats rigged to davits 15 November 2020 Midships starboard motor boat rigged to davits 14 November 2020 Four …

Amerigo Vespucci – masts, spars and standing rigging from 17 June 2020

Masts, spars and standing rigging.  14 October 2020 Main and mizzen mast stays 13 October 2020 Jib halyards & foremast stays 13 October 2020 Mizzenmast shrouds  12 October 2020 Mainmast shrouds and stays  11 October 2020 Foremast shrouds and stays from fore to main fitting 11 October 2020 Fitting of …

Amerigo Vespucci – small boat construction COMPLETE from 30 May 2020

Small boat construction ALL SMALL BOATS COMPLETED 11 June 2020 11-June 2020 Boats 5,6 completed 10-June 2020 Boats 5,6 internally fitted out 10-June 2020 Boats 5,6 hulls painted 10-June 2020 Boats 5,6 Rudder fixed. Hull smoothed. Engine compartment completed 10-June 2020 Boats 5,6 Planks 6,7 port and starboard cut, glued. …

Amerigo Vespucci – hull finishing COMPLETE from 25 April 2020

Hull finishing 12 May 2020  Figurehead carved, painted, fitted. HULL FINISHED 12 May 2020  Forward decoration on either side fitted   11 May 2020  Stern walk rail, name and decoration fitted and glued 11 May 2020  Stern walk and strake fitted and glued 10 May 2020  Port and starboard side port …

Amerigo Vespucci – hull fitting out COMPLETE from 7 April 2020

Hull fitting out completed 18 June 2020  Views of completed decks after fitting out 18 June 2020  Pulley systems for side ladders installed   17 June 2020  Fall anchors fitted inboard on boats 6 to 11 17 June 2020  Anchors and chains fitted to sides for’ard 16 June 2020  Spare …

Amerigo Vespucci – hull construction COMPLETE from 27 March 2020

Hull construction – frames, planking 24 April 2020  Vertical stern fillers fitted, glued 24 April 2020  Starboard plank 26 cut, tapered at both ends, shaped, glued.   24 April 2020  Starboard plank 25 cut, tapered at both ends, shaped, glued.   23 April 2020  Starboard plank 24 cut, shaped, glued.  …

HMS Endeavour – Sails and running rigging from 14 February 2020 & finished model

View Post Sails and running rigging from 14 February 2020 27-Mar-20  Completed model 27-Mar-20  Braces and sheets on main and mizzen masts   27-Mar-20  Inner and out jibs rigged and completed 26-Mar-20  Mizzen tops’l, yard and spanker rigged and assembled 25-Mar-20  Braces from fores’ls to mainmast, forecourse sheets 25-Mar-20  Main …

HMS Endeavour – Masts and standing rigging from 9 February 2020

Masts and standing rigging from 9 February 2020 24-Feb-20 Final view of model with completed hull, masts and standing rigging 24-Feb-20 Mizzen and tops’l ratlines rigged, red ensign added (the red ensign at this date is a flag flown by an Admiral of the Red – lower than Admiral of …