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608 Andrea Gail

01-00-0608

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1:60 scale Wooden hull 10.83"H 14.17"L 4.13"W

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$176.00

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Scale model of a fishing trawler. 1:60 scale Wooden hull 10.83"H 14.17"L 4.13"W

The boat made famous by the movie "The Perfect Storm" starring George Clooney!

The Andrea Gail, an unassuming commercial fishing vessel departed Gloucester Harbour, Massachusetts, September 20, 1991 with six crewmembers on board. The crew intended to make a fishing trip for swordfish in the area of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, Canada. The vessel and six crewmembers remain missing and are presumed lost at sea in a major storm, referred to as the “Perfect Storm” by a meteorologist and made famous by Sebastian Junger’s book, which was later turned into a movie. 

This kit contains English translation instructions, all measurements in the booklet are in Metric

All of the 600 Series Model Boat Kits (item numbers 600-609) include an easier way of building the hull. The hull is assembled in halves, on a table. This allows for easier assembly and is quite useful in learning plank-on-frame or plank-on-bulkhead construction! Once each half is done you join the two for a completed hull. Make sure you work each half in opposite directions so that when joined they marry up evenly!

Paints used on this model boat kit are: BB#1, BB#3, BB#4, BB#6, BB#9, BB#11, BB#14, BB#17, BB#33, + BB#40 thinner

PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE TWO MODELS OF THE ANDREA GAIL. THIS ONE (THE 608) IS A SMALLER MODEL WITH A WOOD HULL FOR STATIC DISPLAY. OUR MODEL 526 IS LARGER AND HAS AN ABS PLASTIC HULL. IT IS DESIGNED FOR EITHER STATIC OR RC USE.

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