Sir David Attenborough Polar Research Ship 2020. Now on sea trials. Built in Birkenhead.
Here is a new release for the end of 2020.
This is a retooled metal model of the RRS Sir David Attenborough which was built at Cammel Laird Birkenhead and is currently on sea trials before her deployment to the frozen Antarctic. . She is 15000 tonnes and built at Birkenhead to be able to cope with Polar Class 4 and 5 ice.
Loads of cranes and tech stuff on this ship. The 2018 tool had some problems for reuse so with new tooling we have been able to update it to the 2020 version.
The model is about 100mms or 4 inches in length
She is a research vessel owned by the Natural Environment Research Council and operated by the British Antarctic Survey for the purposes of both research and logistic support.The ship is intended to replace a pair of existing vessels, RRS James Clark Ross and RRS Ernest Shackleton..
The ship is 125 metres (410 ft) long, with a beam of 24 metres (79 ft). Her draught is 7 metres (23 ft) with a planned cruising speed of 13 knots (24 km/h; 15 mph) with a range of 19,000 nautical miles (35,000 km; 22,000 mi) at that speed. She has a helicopter deck and can accommodate a crew of 30 and 60 research staff.
Posted all over the world with tracked postage.
6 in stock