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New Bedford Whale Boat (10 Inches Long)


Length 10" / Scale 1/3"

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Laughing Whale


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New Bedford boat builders were responsible for developing a nearly perfect design for a light, seaworthy, cpacious boat to be used in the open ocean for the dangerous business of whaling.

After the sinking of the whaleship Essex, some of her crew survived for 3 months, traveling several thousand miles, in whaleboats. Melville's "Moby Dick" provides us with one of the best descriptions of these famous vessels.

This kit has been newly revised, utilizing many laser cut wood parts. The resulting model is one of the most delicate, historically accurate representaions of a whale boat.

Length 10" / Scale 1/3"

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