Full Size Printed Plan Scale 1:96 STATEN ISLAND FERRY "Miss New York", for Radio Control
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Full Size Printed Plan & Building Notes
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STATEN ISLAND FERRY
World’s most famous ferryboat line. This it the "bigggie" construction of the "Miss New York", most famous of the famous.
Full size printed plan on a sheet 42” x 30”
Ten page article with building notes and photos
Scale 1:96 (1/8"=1’)
By Walter Musciano
Our model is a 1/8" to the foot, or 1/96 size replica of the "Grand Old Lady" of New York City's famous Staten Island Ferry; the Miss New York. This splendid ferryboat remained in service longer than any other, thirty‑eight years, from 1937 to 1975. She was one of three sister ferryboats which set the pattern for most of the Staten Island Ferryboats to follow. This model is powered by a Dumas 6‑volt electric motor,
RIC SHIP MODELS are fun! They are quiet and stately as they sail across the local pond; starting, stopping, going astern and docking. The possibilities of additional auxiliary R/C functions are endless, and features such as lights, operating anchors, and horn are only a few which can be built into virtually any ship model. Model ships last a lifetime. In fact, some last long enough to be handed down from father to son!