Digital full size plans on Cd Scale 1:24 BRITISH POWER BOAT 64ft. H.S.L. (the pre‑war Type 1, the "daddy of them all")
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Digital full size plans on Cd
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BRITISH POWER BOAT 64ft. H.S.L.
(the pre‑war Type 1, the "daddy of them all")
Digital Full Size Plan prints on a sheet 42" x 30" 20 lb bond
One interior layout sheet 11" x 17"
Digital Six page article with history, description and photos
Note: drawing is very basic suggest builders with experience
Scale 1:24 (1/2"=1ft)
Power Gas or electric
Suitable for Radio Contro
By John Pritchard
For the subject of my drawings this month I have chosen to illustrate the craft which was under the command of F/Lt R. 'Spencer, a schoolmaster. who had formerly served in the Merchant Navy after gaining his pilots "wings" with the RFC in the first World War. I have reproduced HSL 120 as closely as I can to her appearance at the time that she accompanied Admiral Wake-Walker to Dunkirk on the night of June 3-4th 1940, when he went across to complete the final act of that epic event. Under the Command of F/Lt Spencer, HSL 120 was allotted the task of acting as the Admiral's "remount barge" should his own craft become unserviceable for any reason. I am most grateful to Bob Spencer for all his help regarding details of his craft, and to George Dewar, who served on HSL 121 at Newhaven in those early days.