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Bottle 1192 - Bomschuit Ship in a Bottle
Date Added: 23 June 2015

This is a model of a Bomschuit built in a bottle. These ships did not have a port. The ship has two masts and is twice as long as is wide. The hull is made in two parts and has a keel, stern and stem and planking. The deck features include floats (gurnard) chimney on the front part of the deck, capstan, bilge keel whit deck beam and anchor (2) ankers, 2 oars, pump and more. The masts are made of 2 mm Beech wood. The ship is mounted on two dowel supports inside the bottle. The bottle rests on a custom made stand with six ornately carved and shaped legs.
Type: Bomschuit Ship in a Bottle   Maker's Name: Dekker, Frans
Category: Sailing Ships   Made Where: Beemster, Holland
Bottle Size: 160 mm   Year Made: 2015
Bottle Type: Unknown