Artesania 19019 1/35 Juan Sebastian Elcano Life Boat Wooden Ship Model
Artesania Latina 19019 Juan Sebastian Elcano
Discover the Juan Sebastian Elcano lifeboat, wooden model of this representative sailboat brigantine Spanish schooner. It receives its name by the Spanish explorer Juan Sebastian Elcano, captain of the expedition - after the death of Fernando de Magallanes -, that completed the first return to the world in 1522.
Launched in 1927 in Cadiz, Juan Sebastian Elcano serves as a school ship in the Navy for the Marine Guards. In the second semester of the fourth year of his career at the Naval Military School they conducted an instructional cruise, a six-month voyage to America and some twenty thousand miles of travel.
In preparation for the great race of 3,600 miles between Lisbon and Hamilton in 1964, some of her sails were amended and aftersome hard training, the ship reached a speed of 15 knots.Build with this kit a beautiful replica of one of its lifeboats.
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