Jump to content

Misainier - French Fishing Boat, 1906

Misainier - French Fishing Boat, 1906
Gbmodeler
Album created by
Gbmodeler
  • 16
  • 3
  • 1

This is a 1/48 scale model of a six meter (20 foot) Misainier fishing boat from 1906 named "Mirabeau."  The Misainier was an important feature of the French Atlantic Coast in the early part of the 20th century.   These little boats were usually 4 to 8 meters long,  single masted, lug rigged, and built by individuals without formal plans.  Hundreds plied the coastal fishing grounds of Brittany until the mid 1900s.  A build log can be viewed at: https://modelshipworld.com/topic/27766-misainier-by-gbmodeler-small-french-fishing-boat-of-the-early-1900s/

 

3 Comments

What a sweet little boat. There's a lot to love here.

 

A well presented model, must take forever to rig though.

 

Jim

Link to comment

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Add a comment...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...