Swift Pilot Cutter Model (1869 USA)

Overall size: 53 cm (L) x 50 cm (H)

SKU: 99

Swift Pilot Cutter model

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Overall dimensions:

Length: 20.86" (53 cm)
Width: 4.72" (12 cm)
Height: 19.68" (50 cm)

Experience the history and craftsmanship of American maritime culture with a model of a classic American Pilot Cutter.

  • A fully built American pilot cutter ship model with very smooth lines.

  • The cutter ship model is supported by a solid wooden stand.

  • A pilot cutter model handmade from scratch.

  • Not a kit.

  • Dispatched from Bristol or free Click & Collect.

Models are shipped via DHL and shipping costs are as follows:

UK mainland and Northern Ireland @ £10.50
The Scottish Highlands & Channel Islands @ £35.10
The USA @ £98.00

Please email us to request a delivery charge to your country or UK area.

Shipping cost doesn't include customs clearance, import taxes, duty or VAT. The buyer will be liable for payment of all import charges applicable in their respective country. Each country has a different tax rate. We advise buyers to check their government website for further information.

There are no extra charges to be paid for deliveries to Northern Ireland.

The Swift Pilot Cutter is a historic sailing vessel that was built in 1869 in Essex, Massachusetts, USA. The Swift is a prime example of a traditional American pilot cutter and was originally used to transport pilots to and from ships in Boston Harbour.

The Pilot Cutter is a wooden-hulled vessel, measuring approximately 54 feet (16.5 meters) in length, with a beam of 15 feet (4.5 meters) and a draft of 7.5 feet (2.3 meters). The boat was designed for speed and manoeuvrability and was built to withstand the harsh conditions of the Atlantic Ocean. The Swift Pilot Cutter had a long and successful career as a pilot boat, and it is said that no ship it ever piloted was lost to a marine accident.

The Swift has been designated a National Historic Landmark by the US government and is recognized as an important piece of American maritime history.

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