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Ready To Run RMS Olympic Limited RC 40"
Ready for Immediate Display - Not a Model Ship kit
Exquisite craftsmanship and demanding attention to every detail have produced a Limited Edition model of elegance and grandeur worthy of the RMS Olympic herself. Historically accurate and precision crafted in every detail, the opulence and grace of these museum-quality RMS Olympic replicas evoke the majesty of this famous ocean liner and the crown jewel of her age.
40" Long x 5" Wide x 13.5" High (1:265 scale)
- Entirely redesigned from our original 40” RMS Olympic replicas
- Museum Quality features not available in other models or any kit
- Paint colors precisely matched to those of the RMS Olympic
- All windows and portholes exactly sized and positioned according to the original Olympic construction plans
- Historical design and detailing of superstructure and hull
- Open promenade decks visible through superstructure windows
- Precise superstructure design and detailing
- Triple propeller design and accurate anchors
- Metal trussed crane booms with twin cables and pulleys on cargo hooks
- Lattice grating on ducts and vents
- Finely-crafted wire maintenance ladders ascend smokestacks
- Built from scratch by master artisans
- High quality woods include cherry, birch, maple, and rosewood
- Amazing Details, including:
- Lifeboats hung from launching davits
- Rigging and stay-lines on all masts and smokestacks
- Delicate four-wire metal railings on forecastle, aftcastle and atop superstructure
- All ladders, staircases and handrails produced from delicate metal wire
- Clear panes in all deckhouse windows
- Numerous deck objects and features include deck cleats, vent shafts, lattice grates, miniature benches and more
- Interior lighted cabins and windows (optional)
- Limited production of these RMS Olympic model ships
- Certificate of Authenticity individually numbered and signed by HMS Founder and Master Builder Richard Norris
- Extensive research of original plans, historical drawings and paintings as well as actual photographs ensures the highest possible accuracy
RF range : 2.4-2.48GHz
Low voltage warning: Yes (Less than 9v)
Charger port: Yes
Power :12V DC (1.5AA*8)
ANT Length : 26mm
Certificate: CE; FCC
DC Motor - RS380-sh-12300:
Rated Voltage of 7.2v under
No-Load Current ; No-Load Speed; Load Current ; Load Speed
0.07A 8000 r/min 0.26A 6800 r/min
Cable length: 150mm
The Olympic and Britannic were the sister ships of the RMS Titanic. The Olympic was launched before the Titanic, and unlike her unlucky sister Titanic, which sank on April 14/15, 1912,She has a long and illustrious career, earning herself the nickname "Old Reliable". The third sister, Britannic, was not so lucky, and sank while serving as a hospital ship!
The following statistics and short history is taken from the book "The Atlantic Liners" by Frederick Emmons, (1972) Drake Publishers or (1984) Bonanaza Books:
"RMS Olympic - Built: 1911 -:- In service: 1911-1935
Gross Registered Tonnage: 45,324 (46,439 after 1912/13 alterations)
Length and Breadth: 883ft x 92ft -:- Number of Screws: Triple screw
Type of Engines: combination triple expansion engines and turbine -:- Service speed: 23 knots
Built by Harland and Wolff -:- Maiden Voyage: Southampton - New York, 14 June 1911.
- Badly damaged in collision with cruiser H M S Hawke off Portsmouth, 20 September 1911.
- Extensively rebuilt after loss of sister Titanic in 1912.
- Converted to troopship September 1915.
- Rammed and sank the German submarine U-103, 12 May 1918.
- Resumed passenger service July 1920.
- Transferred to Cunard - White Star Line 1934.
- Rammed and sank the Nantucket Lightship with all hands during thick fog, 16 May 1934. (7 killed, or 7 of 11 depending on the source!)
- Withdrawn from service and partially broken up at Jarrow 1935
- Towed to Inverkeithing for final demolition/scrapping 1937.