The Gorch Fock II , launched in 1958, was a tall ship of the German Navy. She is the second ship of that name and a sister ship of the Gorch Fock built in 1933. Both ships are named in honour of the German writer Johann Kinau who wrote under the pseudonym “Gorch Fock”. She is sometimes referred to (unofficially) as the Gorch Fock II to distinguish her from her older sister ship. Built as a training vessel with a complement of 77 and could accommodate 160 trainees. The present day Gorch Fock is the cadet training ship of the German Navy.
Both ship and rigging are still in excellent condition.
Using historical photographs, drawings or original plans our model is meticulously handcraft with highly quality wood from scratch to the most accurate of detail. They are built to scale and are 100% hand built, individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. This model comes standard with a solid wood base and brass nameplate. It’ll make a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector.