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Bluenose Sailboat in a Bottle 7"
FULLY ASSEMBLED – READY FOR IMMEDIATE DISPLAY
This is not a Ship-in-a-Bottle kit
The legendary racing and fishing history of the Bluenose comes home with this fabulous model ship. Enchantingly bottled, a nautical legacy of its own right, this sleek yacht is a dashing representation and excellently crafted reminder of a sea faring champion.
- Excellent craftsmanship of a historic Canadian racing yacht
- Authentically designed historic glass bottled ship
- Solid wood base with ship nameplate
Bluenose was launched at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia on March 26, 1921, as both a working cod-fishing schooner and a racing ship. This was in response to a Nova Scotian ship's defeat in a race for working schooners established by the Halifax Herald newspaper in 1920. After a season fishing on the Grand Banks, Bluenose defeated the ship Elsie from Gloucester, Massachusetts, returning the trophy to Nova Scotia. During the next 17 years of racing no challenger, American or Canadian, could wrest the trophy from her.