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I 've wanted to build a light ship for some time now but have never come across any suitable drawings or plans. Recently i came across a great looking model of the Spurn Lightvessel on the Hull Model Boat Group.
Could someone direct me to drawings, hull or mould to build a similar model.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
|William Withers||11/08/2010 19:24:23|
8 forum posts
I can't help with a plan but Kingston mouldings Islander class hull has been used to make a model lightship.
Hope this helps.
19 forum posts
|Thank you for the prompt reply. I came across some very detailed drawings on the Trinity House web site. Although there are a number of drawings, they seem to be based on the "South Goodwin" lightship. If i have no further luck i will probably use them, although a suitable hull would speed things up.|
|Gareth Jones||12/08/2010 21:35:33|
791 forum posts
The Maritime Museum in Hull have a print of the Spurn Lightship drawings in 1:24 scale. There are two sheets showing a side elevation and a plan view but no hull cross sections. They can supply the drawings as a jpeg file or you can go in and trace the originals if you wish - Bill Jefferson who built the model you saw traced the drawings in the museum.
I also have a long term plan to build the Spurn lighship but have not got round to starting yet.
|ashley needham||14/08/2010 08:48:40|
6753 forum posts
http://lightshipfriends.com/startgb.htm has info on lightships, as well as pictures of some models. interestingly, one of the pictures alludes to being from Billing plan???
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