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The slender shape of the hull and the relatively smooth lines of the deck were copied from the French frigates which frequently sailed into ports on the American coast during the war of independence.
The first schooners, which were built in Baltimore, quickly established themselves on both coasts of the USA and later in other areas as well. On the west coast, they were used for carrying timber and on the east coast mainly destinated to ship coal.
La forme élancée de sa coque et la forme relativement lisse de son pont avaient été emprunté aux frégates françaises qui accostaient fréquemment sur la côte américaine pendant ia guerre d'indépendance.
Les premières goëlettes furent construites a Baltimore et ce genre de bateaux s'implanta rapidement sur les deux côtes des USA avant de gagner d'autres régions. Sur la côte Ouest, ils servaient surtout au transport du bois, sur la côte Est au transport du carbon.
Each ship model is made by hand with hundreds of man-hours. Depending on the complexity of the ship please allow 4-8 weeks for delivery. Models are shipped safely with specially designed packaging for safe delivery and easy unpacking.
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