Man Builds 30 ft Model Replica of a Battleship
|Model build by||William Terra, Maine, USA|
|Kit Manufacturer||Scratch build|
|Additional Information||The model is scratch build like a canoe using 2,54 – 10,16 cm (1 – 4 in) bass wood strips and then covered with fiberglass.|
Estimated weight 318 kg (700 lbs).
The beam is 1,32 meter (52 in).
The length is about 9,1 meter (30 foot).
It can carry 2 persons.
The model is powered by a 15 hp (11,2 kw) outboard engine under rear gun turret.
It can sail 24 kilometer per hour (15 mph).
Furthermore the model has a music system build in.
While William Terra cruise the lakes of Maine he enjoy listen to Wagner.
The Commander-in-Chief in the photographs below is William Terra.
William Terra would like to see more models build in this scale.
|Construction time||4 years, so far. It is estimated to require at least two more years of work to make the model complete.|
They are related... Cousins you can say.
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