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Free Ship Plans of Italian Barquentine Fidente

Italian Barquentine Fidente

Offers Combination of Square Rig and Schooner

A Great Model Shipbuilding Subject

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Italian “Ship-Schooner” (Barquentine) Fidente

From Italian archives come the plans of the “Ship-Schooner” Fidente (Trusting).

In English we would refer to her as a barquentine (alternatively barkentine), which wikipedia defines as “a sailing vessel with three or more masts; with a square rigged foremast and fore-and-aft rigged main, mizzen and any other masts.”
II think Fidente would make a handsome ship model, and with simplified rigging on the schooner masts, would be a good subject if you’re not quite ready for a full-rigged ship model.

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Italian Barque Erasmo


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Italian four-masted barque Erasmo (Erasmus)

Built in Genoa, Italy in 1903, the four-masted, steel-hulled barque Erasmo (Erasmus) sailed from Europe to Australia and to America.

We have massive downloadable ship plans of her in PDF format, as well as quite a bit of info on our page about her.



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