Amerigo Vespucci – hull fitting out from 7 April 2020

Hull fitting out 

25 May 2020 Belaying pin racks rough cut, glued

25 May 2020 Rope barrels pepared and completed

24 May 2020 Single and double bollards rough cut then completed

 

24 May 2020 Scale deck plan with fittings placed

24 May 2020 Lockers completed, painted from scratch

23 May 2020 Ventilators completed, painted

23 May 2020 Ventilators rough cut, glued

22 May 2020 Derricks completed

 

21 May 2020 Derrick with eyes, ladder, spar and pulley assemblies

   

20 May 2020  Deck winch assembled

 

20 May 2020  Platforms completed, painted, varnished

20 May 2020  Hatches with ports completed, painted, varnished

19 May 2020  Platforms frames assembled

 

18 May 2020  Hatch covers 14 to 21 completed

18 May 2020  Funnel assembly completed

   

17 May 2020  Two round houses with radar antenna

   

17 May 2020  Three side ladders completed with rails. Chests assembled, glued, finished

16 May 2020 Wooden sections of three side ladders assembled, glued

16 May 2020  Steps and stantions from main deck to fore and quarter decks

 

16 May 2020  Stern rudder housing completed

   

15 May 2020  Trimming decks and stern rudder housing

14 May 2020  Cabin completed

   

14 May 2020  Bow rudder housing with fuel tank

   

13 May 2020  Three basic deckhouses completed & painted; cabin, bow rudder, stern rudder

13 May 2020  Three deckhouses prepared; cabin, bow rudder, stern rudder

    

12 May 2020  Hull completed ready for fitting out

11 April 2020  Boat 1 ribs trimmed, superstructure added

10 April 2020  Boats 1 and 2 decks added 

9 April 2020  Boat frames cut, fitted, assembled and glued

7 April 2020  11 sets of parts for small boats cut, sorted