Billing Boats Winston Churchill

$308.00

BB706
Scale is 1:75
The built model will be 25.0 inches long, 20.27 inches tall and has a beam of 4.33 inches

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Billing Boats Winston Churchill
The ships scale is 1:75. The built model will be 25.0 inches long, 20.27 inches tall and has a beam of 4.33 ”

The Winston Churchill Schooner Ship, also known as the Winston Churchill, is a historic vessel with a storied history. The ship was originally built in 1966 as a replica of a 17th-century trading vessel called the Nonsuch. The Nonsuch was the ship that sailed from England to Hudson Bay in 1668, establishing the Hudson’s Bay Company, one of the oldest companies in the world.

The Winston Churchill Schooner Ship was commissioned by Canadian businessman Karlis Valdmanis, who named the vessel after the famous British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. The ship was used for pleasure cruises in the Caribbean and Mediterranean, and it also made several transatlantic voyages.

In the 1990s, the Winston Churchill Schooner Ship was acquired by the Canadian government and used for diplomatic and promotional purposes. The ship was often used as a floating embassy, hosting events and receptions to promote Canadian interests abroad.

Throughout its history, the Winston Churchill Schooner Ship has been a symbol of Canada’s maritime heritage and its historical ties to the Hudson’s Bay Company and the British Empire. The vessel’s unique design and historical significance have made it a popular attraction for visitors and enthusiasts interested in maritime history and sailing traditions.

Today, the Winston Churchill Schooner Ship continues to sail as a historical vessel, preserving its legacy and honoring the maritime history it represents. The ship serves as a reminder of the important role that maritime trade and exploration have played in shaping the history of Canada and the world.

Billing Boats Winston Churchill kit contains laser cut wood boards, wood planking, a full set of fittings, plans, diarams and an instruction manual in multiple languages. This it does not contain paint, glue or tools.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 31 × 17 × 4 in

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