C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

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CharlesEdward
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C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

Postby CharlesEdward » Sat Apr 28, 2012 1:25 pm

Sir Frances Drake's small galley that circumnavigated the globe. This vessal was originally named Pelican. Drake renamed it the Golden Hind for this voyage and was the only vessel of his fleet of five ships that returned to England. His voyage did net his investors around 1000% return in their investment. Mostley due to his pirate activities up and down the coast of Spanish California. Its good to be a pirate!! Yarrrgh me maties.
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The starboard bow portion of the Golden Hind.
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Starboard side just aft of the starboard bow.
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Hind_001.jpg
Starboard quarter gallery showing the impressive silk-screenned printed wood included in this kit. I understand that the new kits have this as PLASTIC!!!
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Trying to show the full finished kit here.
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Re: C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

Postby CharlesEdward » Sat Apr 28, 2012 1:35 pm

Additonal detail shots of the my Golden Hind finished kit, now on display at my office.
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The ships boat and surrounding deck area.
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The forecastle deck, I tried to simulate the extra line that was wrapped in real life. This was my first try at that.
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Under the main deck or is it the quarterdeck? facing aft. You can see the deck pump here and the anchor windless detail.
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Hind_008.jpg
Looking aft towards the captains cabin and small aft deck. The helmsman hutch is shown here.
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JohnK aka Charles Edward
Current builds: Montanes, Albatross; Sao Miguel; Albatross; Wappen von Hamberg; Royal William.
Completed kits: Santa Maria; USS Dallas, Scottish Maid; Half Moon; Golden Hind, Yacht Mary; HMS Sharke.
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Re: C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

Postby CharlesEdward » Sat Apr 28, 2012 1:49 pm

This kit did not have as many metal decorations as my yacht Mary had but afterall this was an actually WORKING galley, not a pleasure yacht.
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The ER stands for Elizabeth Regina, latin for Elizabeth the Queen.
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The stern gallery balcony.
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HInd_011.jpg
The port side gallery balcony.
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Hind_009.jpg
Full view of Drake's Coat of Arms I believe.
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Completed kits: Santa Maria; USS Dallas, Scottish Maid; Half Moon; Golden Hind, Yacht Mary; HMS Sharke.
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Re: C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

Postby CharlesEdward » Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:00 pm

One more picture of the aft deck above the stern gallery. We must also include some pictures of the bow detail of this interesting kit. The silk screened printed wood pieces consisted of two full size starboard and port pieces carefully glued to the bulwarks and three of four smaller pieces used for forcastle and quarterdeck railing decorations.
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A view looking over the starboard bow.
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Hind_016.jpg
Another shot of the figurehead which is supposed to suggest a hind, deer for us Americans.
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A look over the aft deck.
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Current builds: Montanes, Albatross; Sao Miguel; Albatross; Wappen von Hamberg; Royal William.
Completed kits: Santa Maria; USS Dallas, Scottish Maid; Half Moon; Golden Hind, Yacht Mary; HMS Sharke.
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Re: C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

Postby CharlesEdward » Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:06 pm

Top mast details, I believe that I accidentally reversed the flags here. the flag on the main mast should be on the foremast and vice a versa.
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Top masts showing the crows nests and lanteen rigged mizzen.
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HInd_015.jpg
Some rigging task here.
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Hind_017.jpg
Not perfect alignment here.
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JohnK aka Charles Edward
Current builds: Montanes, Albatross; Sao Miguel; Albatross; Wappen von Hamberg; Royal William.
Completed kits: Santa Maria; USS Dallas, Scottish Maid; Half Moon; Golden Hind, Yacht Mary; HMS Sharke.
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Re: C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

Postby CharlesEdward » Sat Apr 28, 2012 2:11 pm

Final pictures of a topmast platform and some gun placements on deck.
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Overlooking the ships boat on the main deck a couple of cannon placements.
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Hind_019.jpg
A gun placement and the belaying pin rigging detail that I tried to do.
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Hind_021.jpg
I am wondering if I should have moved the stanchions here 90 degrees? Too late now.
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JohnK aka Charles Edward
Current builds: Montanes, Albatross; Sao Miguel; Albatross; Wappen von Hamberg; Royal William.
Completed kits: Santa Maria; USS Dallas, Scottish Maid; Half Moon; Golden Hind, Yacht Mary; HMS Sharke.
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Re: C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

Postby GaryM » Sat Apr 28, 2012 3:25 pm

Interesting model. The wood silk screen makes the model unique. Plastic would not look as good as your model. Nice job.
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Re: C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

Postby popeye » Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:32 pm

she looks really good sir Charles.........I especially like the rigging detail. I too am slowly getting reluctant in using the plastic parts....if I absolutely need to, I will.......otherwise..... ;-)
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Re: C.Mamoli's Golden Hind

Postby Anja » Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:16 am

Looking good John. Nice job!

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