Digital full size plans on Cd Scale 1:48 HM Customs and Excise Launch Suitable for radio control
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Digital full size plans on Cd
Not a printed plan and no material supplied
HM Customs and Excise Launch, attractive, different and straightforward construction,
Digital Full Size Plan prints on a sheet 36" x 24"
DigitalFour-page article with building notes and description
Digital Files are TIFF, JPEG and PDF
Printing………..MAY BE DONE AT A COPY HOUSE
…………………..ALSO INCLUDED INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRINTING AT HOME
Length 22 1/2 in.
Suitable for radio control
by Vic Smeed
For building in wood, a composite structure is shown, using laminations of 1/2in. balsa for highly shaped areas and planking with 1/8 in. elsewhere. This is the most economic way in wood and makes construction quite straightforward.
Guardsman. which is representative of the type of steam vessels used in estuarial approaches to major ports in the 1920s and 30s by H M Customs and Excise. Their purpose was to carry boarding and 'rummage' crews who were put aboard incoming ships to search for contraband goods. Much the same sort of thing is still carried on, but nowadays diesel launches are used. The boarding crew deals with such matters as bonded stores and legal procedures while the rummage crew goes through the ship in search of illicit items concealed by crew members.