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dannymax

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Name that Kit/boat ?
« on: June 21, 2006, 08:37:55 AM »

A beautiful model which took place in the Bury MMMS annual regatta in either 05 or 04



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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2006, 09:49:40 AM »

Found something like that ship here: http://www.stanshobbies.karoo.net/fishing_boats.htm

Scratch built model of the Boston Viking? Scale 1-35th at 37" long...

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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2006, 12:20:48 PM »

Different trawler to the Boston Viking Jan , the mast is different and the wheelhouse is different. Looks like the registration is FD 17 which would make her the Steam Trawler Teroma registered in Fleetwood and operated by the J Marr fishing Company.

The hull looks like its based on the Metcalf Mouldings one for the Portia but with a slightly different wheelhouse / lifeboat deck arrangement. If you have a clearer , closer photo of her I should be able to identify her for you.

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Dave Leishman

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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2006, 06:45:05 PM »

Great looking models there ;D
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dannymax

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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2006, 12:25:03 PM »

Different trawler to the Boston Viking Jan , the mast is different and the wheelhouse is different. Looks like the registration is FD 17 which would make her the Steam Trawler Teroma registered in Fleetwood and operated by the J Marr fishing Company.

The hull looks like its based on the Metcalf Mouldings one for the Portia but with a slightly different wheelhouse / lifeboat deck arrangement. If you have a clearer , closer photo of her I should be able to identify her for you.

Davie

its actually fd11

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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2006, 02:48:07 PM »

OK if its FD 11 then its not a model of a "real" boat then. Well as far as I can find out there isn't a trawler of that type registered as FD 11 , BUT , I will dig around tonight in my old books see what I can come up with.

No matter its still a very nice looking model.

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dannymax

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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2006, 02:52:39 PM »

The only other pic I can fiind is not much help I'm afraid...



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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2006, 11:49:13 PM »

Almost certain now that its based on the Portia Hull from Dave Metcalf but I don't think its been based on a real trawler. Still a very nice model from what I can see.

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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2006, 05:56:59 PM »

it is a lovely model, - reminds me of my old gal......


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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2006, 06:53:44 PM »

Could be an old Robbe WOTAN Trawler.

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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2006, 07:21:12 PM »

No, definitely not. It's a Boston somethingorother, probably based on the Kingston Mouldings hull Boston Fury, I've just checked on their website, and it looks exactly the same to me.
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GOGSAMWE

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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2006, 08:23:33 PM »

Do I win the Goldfish ??   ;D

I reckon tis this >

I believe a New Maquettes kit

Le Marignan

30 Metre Trawler, Scale 1:33. Used in the 70's by the large Lorient & Concarneau fisheries. Length 900mm, Width 210mm. All pre-cut parts, solid wood bow & stern blocks, suplied C/W all fittings, propeller shaft & propeller
 

Available from Euromodels

https://sslrelay.com/www.euromodels.co.uk/sess/utn;jsessionid=1542f056bdb208e/shopdata/index.shopscript
 
 
Steve...

ps

Don't post the goldfish,if I have won !   ;D
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Re: Name that Kit/boat ?
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2006, 12:07:31 AM »

Nope its definately not the new maquettes kits. I think its definately based on the Kingston Mouldings Motor trawler hull with a different wheelhouse, aft supertructure as Splodger says the hull shape is definately identical.

Nice model all the same.

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