Billing Boats Arnanes FD10 Yawl

$199.10

BB701
Wooden hull
1:50 scale 22.44″H 27.56″L 4.72″W

SKU: BB701 Categories: ,

Description

Billing Boats Arnanes FD10 Yawl
Arnanes FD10 by Billing Boats is a 1:50 scale wooden model kit of a Danish Yawl. Wooden hull

St. Canute was a famous Danish steamship that played a significant role in World War II. The ship was originally launched in 1931 as a commercial passenger and cargo vessel named MS Argentina. It was owned and operated by the Danish East Asiatic Company.

During the German occupation of Denmark in World War II, the St. Canute was requisitioned by the Danish authorities and used for clandestine operations to transport agents, equipment, and supplies to and from occupied Denmark. The ship was renamed St. Canute (after King Canute IV of Denmark) for its covert operations.

St. Canute was involved in several daring missions, including transporting refugees and resistance fighters, delivering supplies to resistance groups, and gathering intelligence for the Allied forces. The ship’s crew and passengers faced significant risks and dangers from German patrols and naval forces during these missions.

One of the most famous missions of the St. Canute was the delivery of weapons and supplies to the Danish resistance in August 1944. The ship managed to evade German patrols and successfully deliver the much-needed aid to the resistance fighters.

After the war, St. Canute continued its commercial operations under its original name, MS Argentina, until it was eventually scrapped in the 1960s. The ship’s role in the Danish resistance during World War II has been commemorated and celebrated in Denmark as a symbol of courage and defiance against the Nazi regime.

Overall, St. Canute’s history exemplifies the bravery and sacrifices made by individuals and vessels involved in clandestine operations and resistance efforts during World War II.

Billing Boats Arnanes FD10 Yawl is a Advanced Beginner level kit. It’s recommended that you have one or two beginner level kits completed before attempting this kit. The kit contains laser cut wood boards, wood planking, a full set of fittings, plans, diagrams, and an instruction manual in multiple languages.

Scale 1:50
Height: 22.44″
Length: 27.56″
Width 4.72″

Additional information

Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 12 × 5 in

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