Kate Cory

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By: Henry Meyer

American whaling brigantine, built at Westport, Mass in 1856 for Alexander H. Cory. She was the last large vessel to be built at this port and one of the last small whalers built especially for the trade. Plank-on-exposed-frame construction of bass, mahogany, cherry, pear and boxwood; decking laid and nibbed with simulated treenails. Complete and accurate deck furniture, including all the usual implements for whaling including tryworks and four whale boats hanging from davits. A carved boxwood eagle decorates the stern. Accurate brigantine rig, per research of linen, silk, nylon, wire and chain. Model is presented in on a custom mahogany base with inset oval mirror and banding, glazed cover trimmed in brass.

Model type: Fishing
Scale: 1/8" = 1' Scale
Size: 19” x 8" x 16 3/4"
Class: A
Code: FSH 1509

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