Built in New York for the U. Revenue Service in 1857, the Harriet Lane was powered by a combination of steam and sail. Long, with a 30 ft.
Beam, and carried a 30 lb. Parrott rifle, plus three 9 smooth-bore Dahlgrens. Her design clearly illustrates the transition from sail to steam, as steam engines were not entirely reliable, and power was not yet sufficient to allow the elimination of sail.
Model Shipways Harriet Lane features a machine carved hardwood hull which needs only light shaping and sanding. They provide plank-scored basswood for decking and cabins, spars and hardwood blocks. The kit has been upgraded to include laser cut paddle wheel covers. Baseboard and brass pedestals are not included.If your postcode is listed in one of the areas below extra charges may apply. AB36-38, AB55-56, FK17-99, G83, KA27-28, PA20-99, PH15-99. All HS, IV, KW, ZE. (+ 10.00 per parcel). Units 8-11, The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norwich.
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Hobbies have been supplying model makers since 1895 and we pride ourselves on our worldwide reputation for quality and service. The item "Model Shipways Harriet Lane Gunboat 1128 Scale Model Ship Kit" is in sale since Wednesday, August 5, 2015. This item is in the category "Toys & Games\Model Kits\Models". The seller is "alwayshobbies" and is located in Norwich. This item can be shipped worldwide.