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Sunbeam

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By: Richard S. Glanville

This classic whaling bark was built at Mattapoisett, MA in 1856. Between May 1856 and August 1908 she made 15 whaling voyages of two to four years each, yielding a total of 28,625 barrels of whale oil. Model has solid hull construction with coppersheathed bottom. Authentically painted and rigged with furled sails, showing five fully-equipped whaleboats.

Model type: Fishing, Sail
Scale: 3/16" = 1"
Size: 35 3/8" x 12 7/8" x 27"
Class: B
Code: FSH 2005