I would like to build Vasa's ships boats on a 1:60 scale, which is Mantua's version.
Mr. Fred Hocke, the Director of Research of the Vasa Museum has already sent me PFD's. They are more or less sufficient to build the boats however does anybody already has built these boats and has plans or good pictures? I would be very happy.
Ahoy Vasa enthusiasts! I started more than 40 years ago building model of Vasa in 1:50 scale. At that time plans I had were not accurate as research of Vasa just started. I have my hull started and lots of questions. I contacted Vasa Museum and received 7 PDF drawings from Mr Hocker. I am very happy for that but this plans will not allow me to build my model. I saw information: Our very own Clayton Johnson has also built a model of Vasa's longboat. You should be able to contact him through his web-site:
sites.google.com/site/clayton707/swedishwarshipwasa .....and have seen Clayton’s beautiful model, but there is no way to contact him through this site. He built also 1:50 model and I am wondering what plans did he use. Anybody knows? Or maybe Clayton is visiting this site and can help me? It thank you Mitch
In Wolfram zu Mondfeld's book "Historic Model Ships" is a plan of Vasa's longboat. I have the German Edition from 1990 and the plan is on page 210. It consists of a side elevation, a longitudinal section, a top view, a bow- and stern view and a cross section. Frames are included in the bow- and stern-views.