This Confederate CSS Alabama model was specially designed & built by the plank on bulkhead method (joining multiple small pieces of wood like Rosewood, Mahogany and Teak wood together on the hull). The task required skillful craftsmen hundreds of hours to accomplish.All of the fittings, anchors and cannons are made of solid metal, there are no plastic parts. A nice feature of this model is the unpainted natural wood finish and no sails. The model is mounted on a solid wood base with a metal nameplate. Size: 31.5" overall L x 23.5" H x 9.5 W. This Confederate CSS Alabama model was specially designed & built by the plank on bulkhead method (joining multiple small pieces of wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood together on the hull). This Confederate Raider CSS Alabama Civil War model measures 31.5 long from bow to stern.
Was a screw sloop-of-war built for the Confederate States Navy at Birkenhead, United Kingdom, in 1862 by John Laird Sons and Company. Alabama served as a commerce raider, attacking Union merchant and naval ships over the course of her two-year career, during which she never laid anchor in a Southern port. She was sunk by the USS Kearsarge in 1864. The new Confederate cruiser was powered by both sail and by two John Laird Sons and Company 300 horsepower (220 kW) horizontal steam engines , driving a single, Griffiths-type, twin-bladed brass screw.
With the screw retracted using the stern's brass lifting gear mechanism, Alabama could make up to ten knots under sail alone and 13.25 knots (24.54 km/h) when her sail and steam power were used together. All together, she burned 65 Union vessels of various types, most of them merchant ships.The article "CSS Alabama" is part of the Wikipedia encyclopedia. 100% hand built from scratch using plank on bulkhead construction method. Size: 31.5" overall length x 23.5" height x 9.5 width.
Undreds of hours where required to finish this model sailboat. Completed model contains thousands of details created by skillful master craftsmen. Made of finest wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood.
Chrome and brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of this model. Extensive research through original plans and pictures make this model authentic.
This model went through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop. After that the item will be re listed.
Models are securely packed with foam sheets, peanuts or bubble wraps. All tall ships expert level are fully assembled and packed in an extremely secure wooden crate which is boxed and sometimes double box. This item was in stock at the time of listing. This will assure that your message will be received.
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This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Other Civil War-Related Items".jimscar-go" and is located in Ontario, California. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Mexico.