Constellation, 1854 sloop of war

by Jerry
(Maryland USA)

October 2016

October 2016

Constellation is a working, sailing RC model of the sloop of war as she appeared in a painting done in 1856. The model is 1:36 scale. About 8 feet, bowsprit to boom, 3 feet across the main yard. 5 feet tall keel to main truck. Weighs about 110 pounds ready to sail.
The model is built from scratch to original plans from the National Archives.

A photographic log of her construction since 1999 is at:

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