Handcrafted, scratch built and ready-made scale ship model of HMS Beagle (Premier Range)
The HMS Beagle ship was one of the 115 Cherokee-class brigs built by the Royal Navy between 1807 and 1830 used for antislavery patrolling and other roles. The first major voyage of the HMS Beagle was to sail to South America to chart the straits and passages of this area. She was accompanied by HMS Adventure and the voyage started in May 1826 and lasted until October 1830. Due to serious illnesses of the crew, the ship returned to Buenos Aires to prepare for the homeward journey in 1828.
Another journey was to Australia under command of Captain John Lord Stokes. The HMS Beagle conducted surveys on the western coast, southeast corner of Australia, both shores of the Bass Strait and to the north. Her work in Australia done, Beagle returned to England in 1843, after 18 years' hard service to her nation and the world. Transferred out of the Royal Navy in 1845, Beagle ended her days as the Preventive Service's stationary Beagle Watch Vessel. She was sold and probably broken up in 1870.
This wooden model ship of HMS Beagle is a great representation of our Premier Range models by Premier Ship Models. The HMS Beagle wooden ship model by Premier Ship Models is fully handcrafted with attention to the smallest detail. This unique scale model is a perfect replica of the original ship built by the Royal Navy containing all the design features of the original vessel. The first model is now on display in a prominent museum in the UK.
This classic boat model is one of the many representing the quality and expertise of model making of Premier Ship Models. Made from high quality materials and precise ship modelling craftsmanship, this and other ship models are considered as work of art and of museum quality. The model of a boat is painted and handcrafted by skilled artisans according to original ship plans and drawings.
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|By Tom, Luczycki Head of Exhibits Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (USA Sept 09). on|
|Title: HMS Beagle|
The ship is beautiful! We are very excited, and cannot wait to see it.
Please extend our gratitude to the craftspeople and everyone else associated with this project.
We are especially thankful that your staff was able to complete this ambitious project on such a short time line.
|By Prof Simon Keynes ( UK Feb 06). on|
|Title: HMS Beagle Ship Model|
|Text: Many thanks indeed. Needless to say, I am looking forward very much to seeing it to judge from the most recent photos, it looks very fine indeed! I have already had one person asking how she might be able to obtain a similar model for her own purposes (as we approach Darwin's bicentenary in 2009), so I hope that your craftsmen will be able to put their experience to good use!|