Ranger 1937

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Ranger wooden hand crafted half model. Order on line, worldwide delivery.

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$348.00

Hand-crafted plank-on-frame wood hull with white topsides, gold cove stripe . Varnished stained wood hull.Display with intricate deck details such as deckhouse, hatches, winches, vents, steering wheel.

Hull size: 60cm. Board size: 75cm X 20cm

 

Year1937
Historic NoteWilliam Starling Burgess was 58 years old when Mike Vanderbilt asked him to join forces with the young rising star of American naval architecture, Olin Stephens, aged 28. Of a common agreement, the two men each made drawings, the models of which were test
Size75 cm L x 20 cm Hgh
Half Hull SizeMedium (75cm X 20cm)

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Ranger 1937

Ranger 1937

Lord Dunraven had no hesitation when he decided to issue his second challenge; he immediately turned to George Lennox Watson and gave him carte blanche to design his new challenger. Watson was determined to win. To achieve his objective, his inspiration came largely from ideas developed by the Americans: wide beam, full lines, composite construction.

Valkyrie III was built by the D. & W. Henderson & Co. yard at Partick on the Clyde. Her frames were in steel, with wooden planking. She was given a steel mast. Launched in May 1895, Valkyrie III had her ballast increased after her first trials against Britannia.

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