Billing Boats 1:75 Scale Wasa Limited Edition Wooden Ship Kit
Item #: BIL-490
Sale Price: $399.99
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A three masted royal ship launched in 1627. Length 70.0 Meters, breadth 11.5M, draught 4.8M displacement 1400 tons, sail area 1150M squared, witha crew of 133 sailors and 300 soldiers. On its maiden voyage in 1628, the Wasa sank in the Stockholm Harbour. Using a primitive diving bell 53 of the ships 64 cannons were salvaged in 1664. The ship itself was lifted from the sea on the 24th of April, 1961 and the Wasa museum was opened the following year. This limited kit includes the building slip FREE, kit also includes laser cut wooden hull and wooden strips, fittings set, sails, rigging thread, plan and manual.