a) RNLB 'Alice Upjohn'

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Model number: RNLB 'ALICE UPJOHN'

RNLB 'The Alice Upjohn'

 

Model Scale:  1” to 1ft (1:12th)

Model Length: 41”

Model Beam: 12 ˝ ”

Displacement: 16 lbs

The 37ft. Rother class of slip way launched lifeboat was a development of the early 37ft Oakley class boat, the Oakley was introduced into service in the late 1950’s to replace the Liverpool class. The Rother derivative first entering to servicer in the early 1970’s. They were a displacement type lifeboat that had a top speed of 10.5 knots and cruised at 9 knots. Our model is based on archive drawings and contemporary photos (Sumner) off the Dungeness lifeboat “RNLB Alice Upjohn” she entered service in 1976, after 16 years of service she left to go to relief fleet in 1992, here she served until 1995. There was a class total of 14 Rother’s built, with some research you could base on any one of these kits. This is an impressive looking boat.

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This Kit comes with fibre glass hull and cabin CNC cut sheets and printed sheets wight metal fittings . brass and stainless tube and bar chain and thread transfer and instruction book and plains . prop shafts and perspex sheet . 

£410.00

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