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The brig «Olymp» was laid down on the 20th of November, 1816 in Okhta shipyard. The construction was performed by ship builder Veniamin Fomich Stoke. The launch was accomplished on the 15th of June, 1817.10 such brigs were built for Baltic and Black Sea fleets from 1809 till 1833.The ship was in actual service in the Gulf of Finland from 1817 till 1826 annually (except 1819). In 1819 Rimsky-Korsakov sailed from Kronshtadt to Gravesend, Calais, Hull, Copenhagen and Danzig on board the brig “Olympus” under command of lieutenant commander Kazin. In 1824 I. F. Kruzenstern performed compass deviation on board this ship for the first time in the history of Russian fleet. In October, 1824 «Olympus» rescued the crew of sloop “Svir” which ran ashore near Nerva Island and was broken by waves.On the 7th of November, 1824 the ship was in the man-of-war harbour of Kronshtadt. During the flood its moorings were broken and it was drifted to the northern wall. The brig was brought afloat in a month – on the 7th of December.The brig was disassembled in Kronshtadt in 1827.
This kit contains all the parts of the laser cutting, patterns, templates and instructions for building models of the original Russian sailing ship of the late XIX century - the brig “Olymp” on a scale of 1:96. This 20-gun, with restrained, but very impressive decor ship was a classic representative of his time. Under this project was constructed 10 brigs for the Black Sea and Baltic fleets, You may build any one of them from this kit.
The size of the finished model.
The length of the model with the bowsprit - 62 cm, height - 46 cm.
Cardboard sheet A3 - 2mm with laser cut.
Two cardboard sheets A3 - 1 mm with laser cut.
Cardboard sheet A5 - 0.5mm with laser cut.
Two sheets of drawing paper A3 with patterns and wood plating.
Two sheets of paper A3 with patterns masts and sails.
Detailed instructions for assembly at 16 pages.
Colored fabric flags and pennants.
Additionally need: fabric for sails, thread for rigging, wooden blanks for masts, wire, dye for touch-up parts, glue.
The whole kit is packed in a cardboard folder and additionally in a plastic bag.
Kit size 42x30 cm (A3), when postage kit further packed in bubble wrap and original cardboard box.
Assembling this classic brig will bring you great pleasure of its kind, he complements any interior, and it can also be a wonderful gift.
Test assmble on CardArmy forum form Sergey Abramov.