Ballahoo was the named schooner of its class of ‘Fish’ Class Schooners built in Bermuda, of which 17 were built to the same design.
Ballahoo was ordered in 1803 and launched in 1804. She was commissioned as an armed dispatch schooner.
She was 55.4 feet long and displaced 71 tonnes. With a compliment of 20 men Ballahoo was armed with four 12 pounder carronades.
The Caldercraft Schooner Ballahoo kit features: Double plank on bulkhead construction, Keel and frames CNC cut in Birch ply as are all the major constructional parts. Extensive use of CNC cut Walnut has been employed for the majority of visible structures and fittings. Scale 12pdr carronade chairs in Walnut The 12 pounder carronades scale replicas in cast white metal.
The wood strip pack contains maple for the first planking, Walnut for the second layer of planking and maple for the decks. Ramin dowel is supplied for the masts and yards.
The deck fittings feature pre-cut wood gratings, pre-cut pin rails and wooden belaying pins and CNC cut companionway hatches.
Rigging thread is supplied in natural and black to rig the model as depicted in the photographs. Walnut Blocks and deadeyes; etched brass chainplate assemblies with strops. White metal shroud cleats anchors and a wealth of unique detail parts.
Fully detailed plans, a step by step illustrated hull construction guide, and English language instructions make this kit the ideal introduction to plank on bulkhead modeling.
Part No: C9013