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

Masts, spars and standing rigging.  27 August 2020 Port & starboard main tops’l shrouds and ratlines fitted     25 August 2020 Port & starboard main tops’l shrouds and ratlines completed 25 August 2020  Starboard main topmast ratlines completed. Port tops’l shrouds prepared 24 August 2020  Starboard main topmast shrouds …

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 …

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 COMPLETE 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 …