The Smit Nederland was built in 1979 at the BV Scheepswerft & Machinefebriek “De Merwede” in Hardinzveld, Holland. Length 28.40 m, breadth 8,85 m, draught 3.85 m. The vessel is driven by two “Stork Werkspoor” diesel engines, whose 1000 rpm yield 1800 HP. Top speed is 12 knots; the acting radius is 2,250 miles. A special detail of this ship is the propellors, which are equipped with reversible blades in jet streams, and two basin rudders which ensure good maneuverability.
This is a brand new, model ship Kit with an ABS hull, All wooden parts are laser cut for easy assembly. Lots of fittings in pre-finished wood, cast metal ,brass and plastic. Comes with detailed plans and instructions. This model can be made into a remote control model by a advanced modeller. No RC equipment included.