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 …

HMS Endeavour – hull fitting out from 28 January 2020

Hull fitting out from 28 January 2020 8-Feb-20  Completed hull with all fittings 8-Feb-20  Anchors rigged and completed 8-Feb-20  Rudder, hull pintles, pins, safety chain rigged and completed 7-Feb-20  Rudder, pintles, pins, safety chain and anchors completed   7-Feb-20  Rudder, pintles, pins and safety chain prepared 6-Feb-20  Stern lantern constructed …

Amerigo Vespucci – planning and initial construction from 18 January 2020

Planning and initial construction 27-Mar-20  Adapting of construction support for the hull 2-Mar-20  Frames cut out and dry fitted 18-Jan-20  Plans purchased from supplier  Hull construction. No scale Hull construction. Some 1;1 scale Patterns for hull bulkheads and decks. Scale 1:1 Deck and small boat plans. Scale 1:1 Deck fittings …

HMS Endeavour – hull construction from 7 January 2020

Construction of hull from 7 January 2020 27-Jan-20  Black and blue sections painted with first coat 27-Jan-20  Hull below waterline filled, smoothed and painted white. 26-Jan-20  Keel strengthening plates 2 bow, 2 stern and 2 midships fitted and glued  25-Jan-20  Hull marked out – blue, wood, white sections, black stripe, …

Warship Displays – Williamson 2019

  14 March 2020 – Display drawers completed and numbered Display 16  Specialized ships Display 15  Development of cargo liners Display 14  Development of Destroyers (USSR, Russia, France, China, Portugal, South America) Display 13  Development of Destroyers (USA, Japan, Italy, Germany, Australia) Display 11  Development of Submarines Display 10  Development …