USN Picket Boat No.1 (1864) Kit – Model Shipways (MS2261)

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MS2261 - MODE

USD $221

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Hull Type

R/C Compatible



About the USN Picket Boat  

Launched in 1864, the USN Picket Boat 1 was instrumental in the US Civil War. Equipped with a spar-torpedo, in October 1964 the USN Picket Boat came across the Ablemarle in North Carolina, going on to sink her. Due to these actions, the boat and her crew have become legendary.

This is a detailed and faithful model kit, allowing you to create a piece of Civil War legend for your very own!

About the manufacturer

Model Shipways, a division of Model Expo, has a strong legacy behind its name. Having been in continuous operation since 1946, it is the oldest ship model factory in the United States. With such long history comes a passion and focus on quality.

They are known for their laser cut parts which not only provides a perfect fit but allows for seamless assembly of their model kits. Perfect for beginners and experts alike, you will not be disappointed by the offerings from Model Shipways.

About the USN Picket Boat #1 Model Ship Kit

The USN Picket Boat model kit includes everything you need for the ultimate ship building experience. Whether you are a model ship enthusiast, or you’re looking for the perfect gift, our model kits are put together with the utmost care. At Premier Ship Models, our team are passionate maritime lovers, so we are confident our model kits will not disappoint.

  • Step by step instruction manual for a streamlined building experience
  • Hull type: plank on frame
  • Difficulty: intermediate
  • Laser cut model pieces to allow a more precise final model
  • Includes all parts to complete the model
  • Building tools and accessories not included

Tools for your ship building project

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, having the right tools will make all the difference to your model making adventure. We offer a range of necessary tools including hammers, pins, scissors, needles, acrylic paint, glue and much more. Explore our range of model ship tool kits and discover the right products for the assembly of your model kit.

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