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, …

HMS Endeavour – internal hull structure and fittings from 3rd November 2019

Construction of internal hull structure and fitting out 25-Nov-19  Model with decks and masts dry fitted and lights off and on. 25-Nov-19 Control box modified, stand and lighting completed. 25-Nov-19  New connector (scart) used to connect ship to control box. It is essential to enable a single plug to connect …