This is an exclusive edition of the US Coast Guard Eagle, where the model is uniquely identified by a laser cut hull serial number. This stunning U.S. Coast Guard model is handcrafted from beautiful wood such as rosewood, mahogany, teak, and along with various other exotic wood. The hull is constructed using a plank on frame method, each strip of exotic wood are carefully join together to form a smooth hull. This model is completely hand built to spec by skillful and creative master craftsmen; you will be amazed at how real it looks. The ship is painted in actual lustrous two-tone color red and white. On the ship, you will spot amazing details such as: wooden bowsprit, foremast, mainmast, and mizzen mast. They are all connected to numerous fabric sails with detailed stitching, all rigging are painstakingly fastened by hand in matching colors. Wooden machine with metal chain use to secure and dropping anchor are at the beakhead. There’s a large wooden cabin with 4 doors on the main deck. On the quarter deck, there’s a navigational area with metal steering wheels, 2 wooden boats, and a wooden cabin. An additional metal steering wheel can be found on the poop deck. The beakdeck and the quarter deck are surrounded with metal fences. You can easily spot the U.S. Coast Guard symbol and letters on the side of the hull, and lots of metal rings on above of the waterline. There’s also a wooden rudder and a metal propeller to help the ship maneuver in the right direction. An attached wooden stand with a nameplate engraved “U.S Coast Guard” is standard on this model. This model was built according to scale through original plans, pictures and drawings.This model is carefully secure and packed inside a wooden crate for easy shipping purposes. This U.S. Coast Guard model comes fully-assembled and ready to be display.
The Eagle is a three-masted sailing Barque with 21,350 square feet of sail. It is homeported at the CG Academy, New London, Connecticut. It is the only active (operational) commissioned sailing vessel in the U.S. maritime services. (One of five such Training Barques in world. Sister ships include: MIRCEA of Romania, SAGRES II of Portugal, GORCH FOCK of Germany, and TOVARICH of Russia.) When at home, Eagle rests alongside a pier at the Coast Guard Academy on the Thames River. The Academy was originally founded in 1876 with a class of nine students on board the Revenue Cutter Dobbin. In 1932, a permanent Academy was built on land donated by the New London community. Enrollment at the Academy numbers approximately 700 men and women, all of whom sail at one time or another on Americas only active duty square rigger.