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RS2 LANGESUND

Model is handcrafted from hard wood with planks on frame construction and painted. Model is fully assembled and ready for display.

 

Item Code

Specifications

Packing Volume

FB0027P

50L x 17W x 70H (cm)

19.60L x  6.70W x 27.55H (inch)

0.129 m│ = 4.55559 ft│

.RS2 Langesund

RS2 Langesund hull

RS2 Langesund deck

RS2 Langesund stern

RS2 Langesund - Colin Archer model ship ready for display

 

History

1892: RS Langesund, Norway's first redningssk°yte commissioned by: "Langesund circle of the Norwegian Society for Skibrudnes Rescue ". Building cost: Kr. 2500, of which Kr. 1200, was allocated to operations.
1892 - 1893: Built by Porsgrund boatbuilders, Knardal Beach, Porsgrunn, launched 31. January 1893
1893 - 1913: NSSR service in Langesund. The first Norwegian rescue smack skipper was Ole Andreas Jensen. The boat with the crew rescued 102 people, 39 vessels and 3 ships and assisted 29 ships. Towed in 3536 boats and 3 ships (highest number of all NSSR's smacks).
1937 - 1945: Private ownership.
1945: Extended and converted to fishing vessel. A 40 hp. Union pitch propeller and engine were mounted. Name changed to "MS Flinken".
1989 - 1992 : rebuilt after surveying the original building description and Colin Archer's drawings.
2004: Grenland Group Langesund buy "RS2 Langesund".
Built by: Porsgrund boat builders.
Designed by: Colin Archer.
Year: 1893
Restored/Rebuilt: 1993
Deck length: 13.5m (approx 45feet)
Length at waterline: 12m
Width: 4.86m
Displacement: 35 tonn
Motor: John Deere 140hp
Main sail: 58 m2
Top sail: 16 m2
Total sail area: 129 m2

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Packing:

Model is packed with mast fully assembled. Model is ready for display.

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