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Wood Brig "Marie Sophie" of Falmouth - Lines

By Harold A. Underhill, A.M.I.E.S.


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Plan: 347

Pictures: With thanks to John Lodge for his permission to feature his model.

234 tons.  Built 1879 by Wempe of Elsfleth.  The Marie Sophie was owned in Falmouth and forms a good illustration of the wood brig at its best.  The following drawings are to a scale of ¼"- 1’0” and include a constructional drawing for building a simplified plank on frame model.  This latter sheet gives the size and nature of all material used.

Plans in this series: 345  346  347  348

Construction help: Plank-On-Frame Models Vol I  Plank-On-Frame Models Vol II

Guide to Masts and Spars: Details of Masts and Spars, plan 29

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